Dr Adam Kay & Henry Paker 

Kay’s Anatomy with Dr Adam Kay & Henry Paker  

Date: Friday 25 June 2021
Time: 11.30am
Venue: Main Marquee, London Wetlands, SW13
Suitability: Years 3 - 6

How do our bodies work? Join internationally bestselling author, comedian and former doctor Adam Kay on a hilarious tour of the human body where he’ll answer all your gross and weird questions like ‘are bogies safe to eat?’ and ‘how much of your life will you spend on the toilet? Featuring live drawing by the book’s illustrator award-winning comedian and cartoonist Henry Paker.

Adam Kay is an award-winning writer and former non-award-winning junior doctor. His first book This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor was a Sunday Times number one bestseller for over a year and sold over 2.5 million copies. It has been translated into 37 languages and won four National Book Awards, including Book of the Year.

His second book T’was the Nightshift Before Christmas was an instant Sunday Times bestseller and sold over 500,000 copies in its first few weeks. His compilation Dear NHS raised over £250,000 for charity. Kay’s Anatomy, his first book for children, was the fastest selling children’s non-fiction hardback of the decade.  

Henry Paker is an award-winning comic writer, stand up comedian, actor and cartoonist. He regularly writes for shows including Would I Lie to You?, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Stand Up for the Week, Big Fat Quiz of the Year and Comic Relief, and made many radio and television appearances including Russell Howard’s Good News and Seann Walsh World 

Suitable for Years 3-6

Booklist: Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body 

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 books@barnesbookshop.com


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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