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An Evening with Award-winning Children's Author Gill Lewis
Thu, May 25, 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM BST
Much loved and bestselling children's author Gill Lewis will be appearing at Number 70 Oxford Road to give a special talk and signing of her latest book A Story Like the Wind. Join us for the opportunity to gain a unique insight into this topical and timely tale.
A small group of refugees is crowded on to a boat on the sea. They share their stories as the boat travels towards the dream of safety and freedom. One boy, Rami, has brought his violin, and his story of how the violin was invented, and of a stallion that could run like the wind, weaves through the other stories, bringing them all together into a celebration of hope and of the power of music and story. A very special, beautifully illustrated, fable for all who strive to understand, and to stand together with, those around them.
Gill Lewis is the multi-award-winning and best-selling author of novels such as Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, and Scarlet Ibis and A Story Like the Wind is her lyrical and unforgettable response to the refugee crisis, which will linger on in the mind long after reading. Beautiful charcoal illustrations from Jo Weaver give this book a very special feel and make it a perfect gift.
This ticket admits one person and is redeemable to the value of £3 against the purchase of 'A Story Like the Wind' on the night.
Doors open at 6.30pm and there will be a 7.00pm start for the event itself. The talk will last approximately one hour, will include time for question and answers and will be followed by a booksale and signing. We do hope we can welcome you to this special talk.