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Jacqueline Wilson: The History Girls

Event 2 Friday 2 March, 10am-11am Al Baraha 3, InterContinental

Superstar children’s author Jacqueline Wilson has created some of the most beloved characters in children’s literature, from the mischievous Tracy Beaker to the headstrong Hetty Feather.

Her new book, Wave Me Goodbye, tells the moving story of 10-year-old Shirley, an evacuee in the Second World War who is sent to live in a strange old house with the mysterious Mrs Waverley….

Travel back in time with Shirley, Hetty and many more in Jacqueline’s capable hands.

There will be no public book signing at this session, but printed book plates with Jacqueline’s signature will be available with each book purchased at the Festival Bookshop.

The lucky first 200 ticket buyers will have a chance to meet Jacqueline for a special book signing and photo.

Language: English

Age Group: 9+

Jacqueline Wilson: The History Girls

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Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider Returns

Event 38 Saturday 3 March, 10am-11am Al Ras 1, InterContinental

Alex Rider is back by popular demand in the new adrenalin-fuelled novel, Never Say Die.

Anthony Horowitz has brought the world’s greatest teenage spy out of (early) retirement to put an end to Scorpia once and for all. Come and hear about the thrilling mission that throws Alex back into a world of deadly secrets, from Egypt to France, with a minefield of dangers along the way. And listen closely for some hints of what to expect in Alex’s next adventure, Nightshade!

Language: English

Age Group: 9+

Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider Returns

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The World of David Walliams

Event 76 Friday 9 March, 10am-11am Al Baraha 3, InterContinental

Number one bestselling children’s author, talent show judge and actor David Walliams returns to Dubai to reveal all about his latest laugh-out-loud books!

The author of The Midnight Gang, Grandpa’s Great Escape and new book Bad Dad (about a wild scheme to return stolen loot!) will be talking to his friend and fellow author Andy Riley about hilariously horrible kids, gangsta grannies and ssspectacularly surprising snakes. If that wasn’t enough, there will be a special guest appearance by David’s illustrator, Tony Ross….

You’ll be kicking yourself if you miss this one!

Language: English

Age Group: 6+

The World of David Walliams

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