Peace Lily - children's author event

Shrewsbury Bookfest invite families and children aged 6+ to Button & Bear Bookshop, 28 Castle Street, Shrewsbury. SY1 2BQ to join author Hilary Robinson as she introduces her new book ‘Peace Lily’ which tells the story of Lily, a young girl who becomes a nurse and follows her childhood friends Ben and Ray to the battlefields of France. ‘Peace Lily’ is beautifully illustrated and with a touching rhyming text - another excellent book to give young children a real sense of the First World War.

EVERY TICKET entitles you to £3.50 off one of Hilary's books on the day.  Children will also be able make two poppies - one to take home & one to display in the shop window for the Remembrance season.  Tickets are available from Button & Bear Bookshop tel: 01743-341407

Hilary Robinson is an award winning radio producer, broadcaster and the author of over 40 picture books including the bestselling Mixed Up Fairy Tales (Hodder). She produced Private Peaceful for BBC Radio 2 narrated by Robson Green.

SHREWSBURY BOOKFEST has collaborated with the St Chad’s Music Festival, the Imperial War Museum, the Wilfred Owen Society and local and national war experts to present a series of events every November since 2014 to commemorate the centenary of the First World War under the name of BOOKFEST REMEMBERS.