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Chocolate Box treat for young book fans
9:53am Thursday 24th October 2013 in Local news
Young readers got a treat at the Ilkley Literature Children’s Festival this weekend at a session with author of The Chocolate Box Girls series, Cathy Cassidy.
Ella Freeman, 10, said: “It was exciting to meet a real author; she was like a book character herself. We learned how she uses a mood board to visualise each character and she said that the main part of writing a book is day dreaming!”
There were over 30 events in a packed programme for children at this year’s festival.
Festival director Rachel Feldberg said: “The Children’s Festival has been a key part of the Festival since 2003 and helps to bring books alive for young people and enthuse them about reading.”