Lauren Child & David Mackintosh

I Don't Remember Saying conversation with Lauren Child & David Mackintosh.


Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler returns with lots of Pip and Posy fun.


Emily Gravett

Tidy with Pete who likes things neat!


Sean Taylor

Watch out! Hoot Owl is hungry! But will he ever catch himself some dinner?


David Mackintosh

MuMu is not quite MuMu today. Can her best friend Lox put things right?


'London now has a world-class children's book festival.'

Thanks for coming to Barnes 2016, SF Said! 

We cannot thank you, and all our other friends, enough for being so much fun.

We'll be back Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May 2017 so keep your eye on our Facebook and Twitter for the latest festival news.

Love, The Barnes Children's Literature Festival

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