The Manchester Children’s Book Festival Returns!

Author Matt Brown will be headlining the festival
The Manchester Children’s Book Festival is set to return for another lot of literary treats and family fun.
This year’s festival will run from June 26th to July 5th and will be headlined by Matt Brown, author of the Compton Valance series and hugely popular presenter on Nickelodeon UK.
Matt, along with Compton Valance illustrator Lizzie Finlay, will be appearing at the festival family fun day on Saturday, June 27th, as well as hosting a special event at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and taking part in a very special author event.
And in honour of the mouldy sandwich that allows Compton to time travel, food scientists at Manchester Metropolitan University have placed a cheese and pickle sandwich into an incubator and will be examining the microbes and time-travelling potential over the next 13 weeks – the time it took Compton’s sandwich to develop its magic powers.
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