Catch the Children's Book Show, also running in Children's Book Week and beyond, in 10 cities (plus a boat in Brixham harbour for Jessica Souhami's event on October 18) with 12 writers and storytellers delivering a programme with a theme of folk and fairy tales. Tickets are available for most of the bigger events, starting with Michael Rosen in the Bloomsbury Theatre, London, on October 4 (the final date is November 16 at Leicester's Phoenix Arts Centre with Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden). Full programme and booking details on the Booktrust children's books site, www.booktrusted.
co.ukcbwbookshow.html, which also has downloadable activity sheets and resources for running school book events. Keep an eye on the site for details of Booktrust's guide to folk and fairy tales, published to coincide with the Children's Book Show; read an extract in TESTeacher magazine on September 24.