Wednesday, October 05, 2005


The Small Wonder Festival (15th - 18th September) at Charleston in East Sussex, supported by Booktrust and the STORY campaign, featured Zadie Smith, poets turned story writers Sean O'Brien, Sophie Hannah and David Constantine, Alex Linklater of Prospect, the brilliant John McGahern and many more.

At the Lib Dem Conference in Blackpool, Booktrust lobbies for Bookstart at a fringe meeting on 'Parent Power'.

The Scottish Bookstart conference in Edinburgh featured Wendy Cooling, Marc Lambert of Scottish Book Trust, and more.
Bookstart Communications Officer Emily Butt documents the event.