Posts Tagged ‘Shoutsouth’

  1. April news


    April 11, 2016 by Lydia Syson

    A quick update…

    Over at The History Girls, April is Shakespeare month, though not exclusively.  My contribution has been this exploration of the many different ways in which the Bard has been used by writers of children’s fiction, for which I enlisted the help of Tig Thomas, a friend, an editor and an anthologer who knows more about both Shakespeare and period children’s literature than anybody else I know.

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  2. 13th-15th June Shoutabout! Festival at South Bank University


    March 4, 2013 by Lydia Syson

    celebration of story-making for children and young people in South London, organised by authors and illustrators.

    This is a CWISL event for invited participants in years 5-8, but anyone under 16 can join in through the online magazine Shoutabout!

    In the week before, CWISL authors will be visiting libraries and schools to meet some of the children taking part, and their fellow pupils.  I’ll be going to meet St Martin’s in the Fields High School for Girls at Brixton Library, Prendergast Hilly Fields College at Catford, and Bessemer Grange Primary School.


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