Ahlberg to deliver Philippa Pearce Lecture

Bestselling picture book author Allan Ahlberg will deliver this year’s Philippa Pearce Lecture, celebrating excellence in children’s writing. The title of the talk, which will take place in Cambridge on 1st September, will be: “John Wayne and Sibelius or Train Has Rain In It A Rigmarole in seven or possibly eleven parts with readings from Marilynne Robinson William Maxwell William Strunk, Jr. The Guardian newspaper and The Shorter Oxford Dictionary (some singing)” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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