Author Jamila Gavin @ City Library

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Children's author Jamila Gavin is visitng City Library for Children's Book Week as part of the Asian Literature Festival.

Due to a school cancellation a place for one class in either Year 4 or Year 3 (30 children) is available to see children's author Jamila Gavin at City Library on Monday 31 October 9.45am - 10.45am.  She will be telling stories from Tales of India.  If you are interested please email.  

Jamila is a fantastic and prolific children's author, her books include Granpa’s Indian Summer, The Magic Orange Tree, The Eye of the Horse and The Girl who Rode on a Lion to name but a few. Coram Boy won the Whitbread prize and is used widely in schools.  For more information on Jamila’s books visit  She will be introducing two of her books during her visit - Tales of India and Blackberry Blue.  Blackberry Blue is a collection of fairy stories with children from different ethnic groups as the main characters.




Published: 19/10/2016
Audience: Primary Head Teachers, Literacy Coordinators
Contact: Christinea Donnelly

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