PHILIPPA PEARCE died in 2006, but respect and affection for her writing is as strong as ever. In her memory, a series of lectures is now underway, each intended to celebrate excellence in writing for children and to emphasize its continuing vital importance.
THE 2013 LECTURE will be given by Kevin Crossley-Holland and is entitled, Footprints on the Grass: Speaking of Gardens and Children’s Books. It will take place at 5.00pm on the 5th of September at Homerton College, Cambridge. Booking for the lecture has not yet opened.
For details about each lecture (including any audio or video) please use these links:
2008: Julia Eccleshare, Victor Watson, David Wood
2009: Michael Rosen Audio available
2010: Michael Morpurgo
2011: Philip Pullman Video available
2012: Malorie Blackman Video available
2013: Kevin Crossley-Holland
To be notified about all future events, please join our mailing list by following this link. Joining the mailing list will not assure you of a place at the current lecture, but it will keep you informed about the series and you will be among the first to know when booking opens.
The lectures remain free and are funded entirely by donations. To make a donation, please use this link.