Login Register

Children flock to see favourite authors at Huddersfield Literature festival

Annabel Pitcher among famous authors to read to youngsters

Young bookworms got to meet some of their favourite authors at the finale of a week long literature event.

Top authors, including Annabel Pitcher and Paul Dowsell, hosted workshops at the final day of the Pageturners Children’s Book Festival.

Families packed in to Huddersfield University to listen to readings by top children’s authors and take part in workshops and events, including storytelling, street theatre and craft sessions.

Authors and storytellers at the festival included Melvin Burgess, Kate Maryon, Jonny Duddle, Ben Lawrence, Susanne Meese and Tom Avery.

Click here to take you back to more Huddersfield news.

Want to read, watch and hear more? You can download the FREE Examiner Apple App here, the FREE Examiner Android App here or you can view the paper as an e-edition on your Apple, Android or Kindle device by clicking here

To follow us on Twitter click here


Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent