Jenny Pearson

The Incredible Record Smashers with Jenny Pearson 

Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021
Time: 10.00am
Venue: Main Marquee, London Wetlands, SW13
Suitability: Years 3, 4 & 5

Have you ever wanted to smash a world record but didn’t know where to start? Jenny Pearson is here to help!  Her latest book, The Incredible Record Smashers, is about two brilliant friends who are desperate to break a world record (they have a very important reason!) and it’s bursting with incredible record-breaking facts. Jenny will take you through the dos and dont’s of smashing a world record – there may be audience participation – and will tell you how you really can do it! Most of all though, Jenny will tell you that it’s the attempting bit that’s most important and what makes YOU smashing. 

Jenny Pearson’s debut children’s novel from 2020, The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates was The Times Book of the Year, The Sunday Times Book of the Week and the Waterstones Book of the Month. It was also shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book of the Year, the Bradford Boase and the UKLA Book Awards. When not writing award winning children’s books, Jenny teaches Year 4 in the north of England.   

Suitable for Years 3, 4 & 5

Booklist: The Incredible Record Smashers

Our Schools Programme bookseller The Barnes Bookshop is offering a 10% discount on all orders placed before Monday 7 June 2021. If you would like to order books, click here to download the form and send to


60 minutes

Venue details:
Main Marquee

London Wetlands, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT

Accessibility information:

This venue is fully accessible and has disabled toilets available.

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