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Lampie and the Children of the Sea with Annet Schaap and Laura Watkinson

Join Annet Schaap, one of the Netherlands best loved illustrators and translator Laura Watkinson at this draw along session and  hear the story of Lampie, the lighthouse keeper’s daughter who has to light the lanterns and keep ships safe from the rocks. This charming, prizewinning story has as many twists as a mermaid’s tail and is set to be a modern classic.

Lampie and the Children of the Sea

Make sure you have some pencils and crayons ready! We’d love to see your pictures.  Please tweet @otsfestival with the #NewDutchWriting and draw along if you like by downloading this illustration

Presented by Off the Shelf Festival on 28th Oct, 2-3pm. You do not need to book for this event.  Simply click on the Off the Shelf website and join the link on their page.  The event will go live 30 minutes before start time.

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

All books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk


About the author(s)

Annet Schaap (1965) is best known in the Netherlands as the author of the critically acclaimed children's book Lampje (2016). She is also known as the illustrator for successful authors such as Francine Oomen, Jacques Vriens and Janneke Schotveld. After studying at two art schools, she has illustrated around two...
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children's books

28 Oct