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Jenny Pearson: The Incredible Record Smashers
5th March, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm£6
Could you be an Incredible Record Smasher?
Longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2022, ages 7 – 10, The Incredible Record Smashers is a feel-good adventure packed with heart, humour and Guinness World Records from Costa Award-shortlisted Jenny Pearson, and Kid Normal illustrator Erica Salcedo.
Jenny’s live event will look at some of the world’s most wondrous and wacky records including enormous animals, unbelievable humans and some incredible watermelons. You can join in with the ridiculous record quiz and there may be an opportunity for you to have a go at a record yourself. Listen to her read a passage from her book, The Incredible Record Smashers, and discuss the themes from it, such as the importance of friendship and what makes us happy.
Jenny’s debut children’s novel The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates was published in 2020. It has been shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book of the Year 2020, Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the Bradford Boase, the UKLA Book awards and the Lollies. It was also Waterstones Book of the Month, The Times Book of the Year and Sunday Times Book of the Week.
Suitable for Children aged 7 – 12 years
The Event will be held at The Great Hall, Oundle School, PE8 4GH