M G Leonard: Beetle Mania!

Sun 7 Oct
11:00 - 12:00
Hatchlands Park
£7, £6.30 concession


Age 8+

Truly great storytelling
— Michael Morpurgo
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Photograph © David Myers

Kindly sponsored by Martin Grant Homes


How well do you know the humble beetle? Did you know they are one of the most important creatures on the planet? That some are super strong, able to pull a thousand times their own weight? That some are able to light up the night sky and others are able to navigate using the Milky Way?

Come and discover the wonderful world of beetles with M. G. Leonard, author of the bestselling Beetle BoyBeetle Queen and Battle of the Beetles, in an hour of fun, facts and stories.

About the Author

M. G. Leonard is an award winning, bestselling writer of books, poems and screenplays. She has a first-class honours degree in English literature from the Open University and an MA in Shakespeare Studies from Kings College London. She works as a freelance Digital Media Producer for clients such as the National Theatre, and Harry Potter West End, and previously worked as a Senior Digital Producer at the National Theatre, the Royal Opera House and Shakespeare’s Globe.

An original new voice in children’s literature. I predict beetle-mania.
— The Times
Fans of madcap adventures and anthropomorphised sidekicks will enjoy this fast-paced series opener
— Booklist