Emma Carroll

Retelling Fairy Tales

The Print Room
Sat 24 Sep
13:30 UK
Free, ticketed

Create your own fairy tales with award-winning author Emma Carroll, whose new book The Little Match Girl Strikes Back is a powerful retelling of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy-tale. Create bold and brave characters and invent magical objects using some of the oldest fairy tales as your guide in this special creative writing session with one of our best-loved children’s authors. [Age 8-12]

About the Author

Bestselling author and ‘Queen of Historical Fiction’(Book Trust), Carroll has been nominated for and the winner of numerous national, regional and school awards, including the Books are My Bags Readers’ award, Branford Boase, CILIP Carnegie Medal, Young Quills, Teach Primary and the Waterstones Book Prize. Emma’s home is in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers.

Copies of Emma Carroll's Escape to the River Sea are available here.

Copies of Emma Carroll's The Week at World's End are available here.