Calling all bookworms! There is a must-visit book fair today, The Bookworm is still in full swing, and Capital M is still hosting quite a few authors before its close on Sunday.
Today, Beijing City International School (BCIS) is hosting the Roundabout Charity Book Fair, where you can buy a book to help a good cause. The book fair continues after Saturday as well, in case you miss the first big day.
Capital M Literary Festival closes on Sunday, March 17. Here’s a recap of an event with Kaz Cooke and the remaining events scheduled until its final days.
Here are the remaining The Bookworm Literary Festival events suitable for kids:
Saturday, March 16:
Starting to Write with Justin Hill: the multi-ward winning Justin Hill will give a workshop on how to start writing a book and how to put your ideas into paper.
Sunday, March 17:
Travel Writing with Sophie Cooke: Learn from the novelist Sophie Cooke how to write about travels, to describe the scenes and the perfect setting.
Monday, March 18:
When We Were Two with Robert Newton: the author Robert Newton discusses his new book about two brothers and their passage from childhood into adulthood throughout their journey in Australia.
Tuesday, March 19:
Come Write with Allison Lester: A workshop were children from 4 to 8 can write and draw with the help of the best-selling illustrator Allison Lester.
Wednesday, March 20:
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf with Ambelin Kwaymullina: the author Ambelin Kwaymullina reads out and discusses her new novel, an adventure story based in a post-apocalyptic world.
Thursday, March 21:
Fairy School Drop-out with Meredith Badger: the famous Australian writer join us an interactive storytelling event that you cannot miss!
Friday, March 22:
Beijing Travel Diary Workshop with Atelier: Learn how to make a travel book and realize your own Beijing travel book, with your sketches, impressions and memories.
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