Formby and Crosby libraries will be hosting a children’s ‘illustration and story writing workshop’ throughout the half term week.

Formby author and illustrator, Holly Bushnell, will be guiding children aged 4 and above, through how to create their own illustrated story. On hand will also be Tony Higginson of Beyond Books media.

Children can attend a one day session for £3 or the whole week (October 24 – 28) for £10.

The sessions at Formby Library start at 10.30am, and sessions at Crosby Library start at 2.10pm. Each session will last an hour.

Booking is essential so please secure a place for your child by contacting the relevant library:

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