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Federation of Children's Book Groups Conference 2020

Full weekend residential and day delegate options

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The Federation’s annual conference, organised by one of our local children’s book groups in collaboration with the National Executive, takes place every year in spring, in different locations around the country. Talks, debates, seminars, workshops and exhibitions all feature at the conference which provides a great opportunity to hear authors and illustrators talk about their work, and to socialise with others who are passionate about children’s books and getting kids reading.

During the weekend we will be celebrating the Children’s Book Award’s 40th Anniversary in the company of four times winner Sir Michael Morpurgo and are offering a fantastic programme of speakers including: Claire Barker, Emma Carroll, CLPE, Chris D’Lacey, Lily Dyu, Simon James, Fiona Lumbers, Sarah McIntyre, Tom McLaughlin, Tom Palmer, Philip Reeve, Justin Somper, Jeremy Strong, Lisa Thompson, Piers Torday, and Clare Helen Welsh.

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