Emerald Star Day
14 July 2013, 11:00 - 17:00
Emerald Star Day with Jacqueline Wilson
Sunday 14 July 11:00-17:00
Drop-in events free with Museum entry, no booking required.
Talk and signing £10 adults, £7 children under 16. Tickets on sale 3 June - SOLD OUT
A day celebrating the paperback release of Emerald Star, the third installment of the Hetty Feather books by Jacqueline Wilson, with a chance to meet the author!
Emerald Star is a fantastic new adventure for brave, feisty Hetty Feather - one of Jacqueline Wilson's most well-loved characters. Since leaving the Foundling Hospital, Hetty has seen her fair share of drama, excitement, tragedy and loss. After the death of her beloved mama, she sets off to find a real home at last – starting with the search for her father. But Hetty is no longer a simple country girl, and begins to fear she’ll never truly belong anywhere. And even when she is reunited with her beloved childhood sweetheart Jem, Hetty still longs for adventure – especially when an enchanting figure from her past makes an unexpected reappearance. Could a more exciting future lie ahead for Hetty?
Throughout the day there will be free drop-in family art workshops inspired by the book, a brand new Hetty Feather trail around the Museum, and a special competition!
There will also be an exclusive event with Jacqueline Wilson, who will be giving a talk and signing copies of Emerald Star at 14.00. Tickets for the talk and signing are £10 for adults and for £7 children under 16, which also include entrance to the Museum, and are sold on a first come first served basis. Tickets will go on sale at 10:00 on 3 June – call 020 7841 3600 to book. - NOW SOLD OUT.
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