Friday 29 Sept - Sunday 8 Oct 2017

Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2017 – Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival takes place Friday 29 September – Sunday 8 October 2017

How to Book 
Bath Box Office 01225 463362 (open 10.30am- 5pm)
Online here – see listings below

Amongst the line-up is the UK’s Number One Bestselling author Julia Donaldson, best known for The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man; Liz Pichon, the multi-talented author and illustrator behind the Tom Gates series; much loved author and illustrator of the How To Train Your Dragon books, Cressida Cowell; Bath-born superstar, Jacqueline Wilson, best known for her books and CBBC series Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather; and last but by no means least – actor, comedian and all round national treasure, Miranda Hart!

This year’s festival includes a plethora of authors, illustrators, comedy heroes, celebrities, radio stars and fantastic storytellers. Festival fans will also have the chance to see Michael Rosen, Francesca Simon, Chris Riddell, Eoin Colfer, Derek Landy, Harry Hill, Ade Edmonson, David Baddiel, Nadiya Hussain, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Ben Faulks, Christian O’Connell, Greg James & Chris Smith and Gemma Cairney to name but a few of the highlights.

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Sunday 03 December

Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Bath Pavilion
£8.50

News

Young bloggers review Bath Kids Lit Fest
October 1, 2017

Our young bloggers have been really enjoying this year's festival. Read what they have to say about the different events they've been to... Nik Nikiforou: Hannah Price, age 13: On Sunday 8...…

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author, Jeff Kinney, announces his only UK date in Bath
September 28, 2017

Jeff Kinney, author of the international best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will be appearing at Bath Pavilion on Sunday 3 December as part of the year-round programme of events ...…

24 hour flash sale
September 12, 2017

We're celebrating the Bristol and Bath #CultureFlashSale by offering 25% off selected tickets for Bath Children's Literature Festival.  Starting at 10am on 14 September, save 25% on tickets for the following events when ...…

What our bloggers are most looking forward to…
September 11, 2017

Our young bloggers explain which events they're most excited about at this year's Bath Children's Literature Festival... Rose Goddard, age 8: "I’ve just got back from the library. My bag ...…

Release your inner artist at Bath Children’s Literature Festival
August 16, 2017

If you've got a little one that's always doodling, drawing, sketching or scribbling, they'll love our events with top children's book illustrators. As well as hearing about the story and ...…