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Jasper: Viking Dog Book Launch
19th February 2020
York Explore Library
York Explore Library, Library Square, Museum Street, York YO1 7DS

Exclusive activity-packed book launch for the latest in Hilary Robinson's wonderful series

Join us for a busy session of Viking fun to celebrate the launch of Jasper: Viking Dog, the latest title from acclaimed children's writer Hilary Robinson!

Discover loads of facts about Vikings, learn how to draw the fearsome Harald Bluetooth with the book's illustrator, take part in a Norse quiz and get your books signed! This is a great event to intrigue and engage young readers. The workshop is suitable for all ages of children, a ticket includes one child with an accompanying adult.

About the book: Jasper believes he may descend from a long line of Viking dogs and is keen to help out at the local Viking Museum. The second book in the Misadventures of Jasper series, sees Jasper, Charlie Tanner and Astrid the Curator explore interesting and hilarious ways in which Jasper might help to attract visitors. The Jasper series includes several features which may help those who find aspects of reading challenging. The stories include dyslexie font, tinted pages, graphics and text layout considerations to help engage reluctant, emergent and enthusiastic readers.

About the author: Hilary Robinson is an author, radio producer, broadcaster and feature writer. She was born in Devon and brought up in Nigeria and England. The author of over forty books for children she is best known for Mixed Up Fairy Tales. Her books have been translated into a number of languages and are sold across the world. She lives and works in London and Yorkshire.

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