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Pete Johnson: Schools Event

Pete Johnson: Schools Event

Time: 1.30 PM to 3.30 PM Location: Mayfield School

A fantastic opportunity for school children (years 4-6) to meet inspirational children’s author Pete Johnson. Pete has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and has written over fifty books including the hilarious How to Train your Parents.

If you would like your school to be involved with this free event, get in touch with us at info@portsmouthfestivities.co.uk.

Each school is limited to 30 spaces.

About Pete Johnson

A British children’s writer with more than fifty books to his name. Inspired by the author, Dodie Smith – a fan letter led to a correspondence for over twenty years – his earlier books were for teenagers. But his first breakout hit was ‘The Ghost Dog’ in 1996, an eerie tale about the power of imagination which won both the Stockton Children’s Book of the Year Award and ‘The Young Telegraph Book of the Year. This book is still widely used in schools. Other horror stories followed including, ‘The Creeper’ 2001 which also won The Stockton Children’s Book of the Year Award and ‘The Vampire Blog’ 2010 which won The Brilliant Book Award’s

Event Summary

Ticket: Free (school bookings required)

Date: 19/06/2019
Time: 1.30 PM to 3.30 PM
Location: Mayfield School

About the Location

Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH

Books available for purchase

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