Family Event - Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth & Runaway Robot with Frank Cottrell-Boyce

11:15am - 12:15pm / Sunday 21st October 2018 / Venue: Mountford Hall Liverpool Guild of Students
Type: Lecture / Category: Public / Series: Liverpool Literary Festival 2018
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  • Admission: £4 per child (includes one free adult)
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with Frank Cottrell-Boyce

The story of a quiet boy, a very loud alien, and 10 good reasons to save the Earth.  Soon to be a major Dreamworks film.   Perfect for 8-12 year-olds.

Frank Cottrell Boyce is a children’s writer from Liverpool who won the Carnegie Medal for his debut, Millions, and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for The Unforgotten Coat.  His latest book Sputnik’s Guide to Life is being made into an animated movie by Dreamworks.  He has also written many screenplays and was one of the small creative team who helped Danny Boyle stage the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. He totally smashed it on University Challenge.

Before the event starts, there will be a special appearance from Philip Pullman who will be announcing the winners of the China Stories writing competition.