I’ve just got back from a wonderful three days event hopping at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Now in its 30th year, the festival is almost (but not quite!) as old as me. But despite its agedness, it still knows how to keep its younger visitors entertained, with a jam-packed timetable of enticing things for children and teenagers to see and do.
This blog is all about celebrating stories for young people. Today, I’m also very pleased to be able to use this space to celebrate stories by young people, following the announcement of the winners of the Sony Young Movellist of the Year Awards last night at a swanky – and mercifully air-conditioned – ceremony at the Kings Place Gallery in London.
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