The Giant of Jum is hungry and his favourite food is children! Learn essential skills for dealing with (and drawing) grumpy giants in this event with writer Elli Woollard and illustrator Benji Davies. Their new book, The Giant of Jum, puts a brilliant, big-hearted twist on a classic fairy tale. Tickets admit 1 child and 1 accompanying adult. Adult supervision recommended.
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Edinburgh International Book Festival 5a Charlotte Square
17/08/2015 1:30 PM
17/08/2015 2:30 PM
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Elli Woollard is an exciting talent on the picture books scene, who started writing stories after an embarrassing incident in which her youngest son broke Michael Rosen's glasses. In addition to picture books, she also writes children's poems. Her snappy rhymes, catchy rhythms and witty stories are sure to make her a huge success. Elli has written The Giant of Jum, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories and The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight for Macmillan, as well as the young fiction series Swashbuckle Li. Elli lives in London with her four children, her husband and two guinea pigs.