On Saturday June 9, from 2-3pm join Blue Peter Book Award-winning author Andy Seed for an hour of family fun based around his Anti-Boredom Book of Brilliant Outdoor Things to Do. There will be activities, games, jokes, riddles, quizzes and challenges on the theme of gardens and nature. Leafy laughs guaranteed!
Andy Seed writes for both children and adults and is the author of over 30 titles. He specialises in humorous non-fiction and his Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff (Bloomsbury) won the 2015 Blue Peter Book Award (Best Book with Facts). The third book in this series, The Silly Book of Weird and Wacky Words (Bloomsbury) was also shortlisted for the 2016 Blue Peter Book Award. He also writes for Nosy Crow, Quarto and Collins.
Andy visits over 50 schools a year around the UK inspiring children to read and getting them excited about books. He also appears at children’s literature festivals across the country and has recently performed at The Hay Festival, Bath Children’s Literature Festival and Edinburgh Book Festival.
Andy has also written a popular series of memoirs for adults about his days as a young teacher in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1980s. All Teachers Great and Small (Headline) was serialised in the Daily Mail which described it as ‘heartwarming and hilarious’. Andy lives in the Forest of Dean.