Category Archives: Manchester Children’s Book Festival

  1. Malorie Blackman Interview with Jackie Roy

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    January 20, 2015 by The Ascending Staircase

    This post was first published on 17th October 2013 via Humanity Hallows As a child, I read a lot of …
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  2. MCBF – Carol Ann Duffy and Company

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    August 20, 2012 by The Ascending Staircase

    Almost as soon as I arrive, I am sent to MMU’s Mabel Tylecote refectory to find myself some poets. What …
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  3. MCBF – Curtis Jobling’s Wereworld

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    August 20, 2012 by The Ascending Staircase

    My schedule meant that I covered Curtis’ two events in the one day. His first, which was far noisier and …
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  4. MCBF – Liz Kessler, Children’s Author

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    August 20, 2012 by The Ascending Staircase

    There are small gasps from the young girls in the room as Liz Kessler, author of the successful Emily Windsnap …
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  5. MCBF – A Poetry Reading by Jackie Kay

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    August 20, 2012 by The Ascending Staircase

    I studied Jackie Kay’s autobiographical book, Red Dust Road, in my recently finished first year of university, so this was …
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  6. MCBF – Curtis Jobling, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion

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    July 4, 2012 by The Ascending Staircase

    This was an article that I wrote for the Manchester Children’s Book Festival for their blog (http://www.m-cbf.blogspot.co.uk/). This was on …
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