Spaces available at free bestselling children’s book author event


Children aged three to four (and their adults!) are invited to an audience with Tom Percival, the author of many bestselling children’s picture books.

The free session will take place at The Campus Library in Weston-super-Mare on Friday 20 January between 1.45pm and 2.45pm.

Tom, who lives in Gloucestershire, will read from his new book the latest in a long line of bestsellers including Ruby's Worry, Perfectly Norman, and Ravi's Roar. You can find out more about Tom at

Activities will include songs, rhymes, stories with other activities with plenty for children to make and do.

Just 15 spaces are available at this one-off special event. Families and carers are therefore encouraged to secure their space by booking online at

North Somerset has been chosen as one of five locations within a series of national events being organised by the Book Trust in the run up to World Book Day on Thursday 2 March 2023.

The event will be filmed by the World Book Day team and those attending will be required to give permission to take part in this national promotion.

Details of all the events taking place across North Somerset libraries are available on the council's website at