Email message from Puffin: Roald Dahl Day 2017 ! If you have already signed up then you will have the same message as me, if not it is well worth doing so:
Puffin Virtually Live will be holding one of it’s live sessions on Wednesday 13th September 2 – 2.30 pm. It is free to sign up, just follow this link.
The message says: ” Before you head off on your holiday adventures – Sign up for the annual Roald Dahl Day 2017 webcast! You’ll see the story of Billy and the Minpins, Roald Dahl’s last children’s book, brought to live by Quentin Blake – who illustrated it for the first time in 2017! Plus there’ll be lots more about your favourite heroes, from the ingenious Matilda to the marvellous scientist George.” (Puffin Webpage)
Signing up before the 13th August puts you in with a chance to win a copy of Billy and the Minpins.
The special guest for this webcast is Colin Furze:
“The marvellous YouTube inventor Colin Furze, has over 4 million subscribers and a new book coming soon! He”a be talking about Roald Dahl’s greatest inventors and showing off a new invention inspired by Roald Dahl, which is sure to set our class’s imagination ablaze!”(Puffin Webpage)
His new book is called This Book Isn’t Safe and it is due out on September 7th 2017.
“The first practical-inventions book for children by YouTuber Colin Furze. Colin is on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors to be creative and make things! This Book Isn’t Safe! contains ten awesome inventions for girls, boys and parents everywhere to make at home with a basic tool kit.”(Puffin Webpage)