A Father’s Day Special for Story time with Seb Braun!

Thanks to the wonderful Sebastien Braun for another very successful and extra special Storytime Sunday, celebrating Father’s Day.

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Seb read from his book, I Love You Daddy Grizzlewritten by Mark Sperring and published by Penguin, and after a lovely story session, there was lots of crafting with paper animals and colouring in. Thanks to all who joined us—what a great way to spend a Sunday morning!

You can click this link here to view a portfolio of Seb’s artwork and read all about his creative process and background here.

If you love Seb’s work you can get an insight into what inspired him to be an artist – he is part of our Where the Story Began Exhibition currently hanging in the The Bright Emporium. Other great reads from Seb include:  The National Trust: Look and Say What You See in the Countryside (Look & Say) (published in partnership with The National Trust) and Spinderella, by Julia Donaldson, to be published by Egmont later in 2016, plus a whole host of wonderful books with Nosy Crow, which you can view here.

Seb’s own picture book, Mayday Mouse, is out now and published by Child’s Play.

The Bright Emporium are passionate about encouraging children to engage with reading and find new stories. Why not look at our recommended books page for inspiration or pop in for a browse!

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Our next story time event…

Jorge Martin - I'm Hungry

 The wonderful Jorge Martin will be reading us his very comical and brilliantly illustrated, I’m Hungrypublished by Penguin, July 2016. We are very lucky to be having our own preview and book signing so soon after the release date!

“A newly-hatched baby dragon is on a hilarious hungry rampage, eating everybody until she is all alone. Will she learn her lesson and discover how to make friends? This bold and brilliant picture book is packed full of loopy laugh-out-loud moments. Just watch out for great big pink elephant!”

Jorge Martin studied at London’s Kingston University and Central Saint Martin’s College of Art. Before becoming an illustrator, he worked in service design, design innovation and advertising. You can see more of Jorge’s design portfolio here.

When not making Children’s books, Jorge organises illustration workshops along with his friends, fellow children’s book illustrators Chris Haughton and Benji Davies.

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You can book your free ticket to see Jorge and have your very own copy of his book signed here.

We look forward to seeing you!