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Event 11 Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Philip Ardagh & Elissa Elwick

Friday 2 March, 2pm-3pm   Al Baraha 2, InterContinental

In a world first, prepare to meet girl & dog detective duo Stick & Fetch – published early especially for the Festival!

Author-illustrator duo Philip Ardagh and Elissa Elwick, creators of the charming Little Adventurers books, have collaborated once again to bring us Sally Stick and her shaggy French poodle Fetch, hapless detectives who leave a trail of mayhem behind them.

Towering Philip and petite Elissa bring their tag-team stage act of storytelling, hand puppets, live drawing and general silliness to Dubai for the first time – you’d be barking mad to miss it!!

Language: English

Age Group: 5+

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Philip Ardagh & Elissa Elwick

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Event 51 Philip Ardagh: The Eddie Dickens Trilogy

Saturday 3 March, 2pm-3pm   Al Baraha 3, InterContinental

Authors: Philip Ardagh
Enter the implausible world of Eddie Dickens, an average Victorian boy who has the misfortune to be surrounded by criminals, madmen, and criminal madmen. And a stuffed stoat called Malcolm.

Larger-than-life children’s author Philip Ardagh, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, will take the audience on a whirlwind tour of his Eddie Dickens series, which begins with our unfortunate hero’s parents turning yellow and crinkly … and goes downhill from there.

Come and share in Eddie’s unpredictable adventures with Mad Uncle Jack, Even-Madder Aunt Maud, Lady Constance and more!

Language: English

Age Group: 7+

Philip Ardagh: The Eddie Dickens Trilogy

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Event 33 Philip Ardagh: The World of Moominvalley

Saturday 3 March, 10am-11am   Al Ras 2, InterContinental

Authors: Philip Ardagh
Tove Jansson’s Moomins are beloved by children and adults worldwide. Lifelong Moomin fan Philip Ardagh has written The World of Moominvalley, a beautifully illustrated guide to Jansson’s magical world and its inhabitants.

In this family session Philip will introduce the book to Moominfans old and new in his unique larger-than-life style, revisiting the cast of unusual characters, showing how to spot a Moomin, and opening up the Moomin archive to show rarely seen material.

This is a very special session celebrating some of the greatest children’s books of all time – come and visit Moominvalley!

This session will be hosted by Daniel Patrick LeBlanc. 

Language: English

Age Group: 6+

Philip Ardagh: The World of Moominvalley

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