01 September 2016

Joffre White to speak at Appledore Book Festival

Children's author Joffre White is taking part in the Appledore Book Festival 2016 Schools Programme this October.

The Appledore Schools Programme runs from 10th-14th October and it's the biggest outreach programme of its kind in the UK – sending some of Britain's best children's writers to schools all over its North Devon hinterland. Their mission is to deliver talks and workshops that bring their books to life. Thanks to the Schools Programme thousands of North Devon children who would never normally meet a real-life author in a million years are shown an entire new world of excitement and opportunity within the pages of books.

This year Matador's Joffre White will be part of the team visiting over 30 North Devon schools to share their enthusiasm for writing.

Joffre has seen much success with his children's book Frog and the Tree of Spells aimed at those aged 7 and over. Featured in Swindon Advertiser, Wiltshire Times and Somerset Guardian, Joffre hopes to share his love of reading and writing with the next generation of writers.



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