The Manchester Children’s Book Festival is a year-round programme of events, projects & activities for children, young adults and adults.

We’re Going on an Elephant Hunt with The Elephant Thief

Saturday 24th June 2017

The Elephant Thief

Event details

Join author Jane Kerr as she tells the story of how she was inspired by a picture of the Maharaja and a visit to Manchester Museum to write the story of The Elephant Thief.

Starting in the Read Manchester Marquee, and joined by characters from the book, Jane will take you on a hunt to find our giant elephant puppet (being cared for by from our Bigger Book Bash friends, Stanley Grove Primary Academy).

Additional information

This event is taking place in the Read Manchester Marquee.

Saturday 24th June 2017
MMU Grosvenor Square (All Saints Park)
Start time:
11:30 AM
For ages:
This event is suitable for over 5s and their grown ups