Stewart Foster, author of the children’s novels, The Bubble Boy and All the Things that could go Wrong will be leading the story telling experience. As a Amazon Rising Star in 2015 and a Guardian Author to Watch in the same year. The Bubble Boy won Sainsbury Book of the Year in 2016, was Carnegie Medal Listed and along with All the things that could go Wrong, has won numerous national schools and libraries awards. Stewart’s novel for adults, we used to be Kings was also highly critically acclaimed. Stewart loves writing about the real issues that children face, to help them learn but of course to entertain. If children catch the bug to read early, maybe it will set them up for life.
Stewart said “I’m so pleased to be the guest author of the SummerZest Children’s Festival 2019. I’m passionate about writing but more importantly I love to meet and chat writing/reading with my audience. The Bubble Boy and All the Things that could go Wrong, address very important issues, and I would love to discuss them with you, but most importantly for you to all have fun meeting me and all the other wonderful authors at the event. I think it’s going to be a great day”.