Saturday 20th July at 2pm
invited children’s author Dominique Valente to talk about her debut book, ‘Starfell’. Dominique is being described as ‘the
brightest new star in Children’s literature’.
It is a hardback book but for children attending the event we are able
to offer the book at £9.99. Parents,
carers, siblings, friends all are welcome.
Booking is advised but not necessary via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dominique’s debut novel, ‘Starfell’ was described as “the most anticipated debut of 2019” on the front cover of The Bookseller.
The event is on Saturday 20th July at 2pm, downstairs at Red Lion Books, 125 High Street, Colchester.
Forthcoming titles to pre-order.
call it Britain’s oldest recorded town or its first city, there is no doubt
that Colchester has a long and fascinating history and has enjoyed national and
international prominence in many fields. Most well-known is probably its
importance for the wool trade which dates right back to the thirteenth century
when surnames like dyer, weaver and fuller became common.
eighteenth-century Colchester was one of the most important provincial
clockmaking centres in the country with over a hundred watch and clockmakers
working in the town. More recently in the mid 1860’s James Paxman set up an
engineering works manufacturing steam engines and boilers which were delivered
all over the world.
From the manufacture of pottery in the Iron Age and Roman periods to the closure of the Hythe as a port in 2001, here is a book that explores Colchester’s history through the occupations and industries that people have worked in through the years.
Amberley Publishing, paperback £14.99