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Nosy Crow at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Tickets are on sale for the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and there’s a fantastic selection of events taking place featuring Nosy Crow authors and illustrators! Here’s who you can find at this year’s festival…

Author-illustrator Joe Berger will be at the festival on Friday, August 17 from 11.30am-12.30pm, sharing his new books, Superhero Mum and Superhero Dad – showing that sometimes the greatest superpowers are the ones that don’t seem so extraordinary! You can book tickets for Friday’s event here – and here’s a look inside the books:

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Award-winning author Chae Strathie will be at the festival on Friday, August 17 from 14:00pm-15:00pm. Life in ancient Egypt may sound like fun, with all the amazing pyramids and glorious sunny weather, but in So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Egypt, you’ll discover it was actually pretty tough! You can book tickets for Friday’s event here – and here’s a look inside the book:

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Author Barry Hutchinson will be at the festival on Saturday, August 18 from 10:30am-11:30am to share the latest instalment of his hilarious Spectre Collectors series, A New York Nightmare! Try not to get spooked as you meet the ghostbusting author behind this terrifically terrifying series. You can book your ticket here – and here’s a look inside the first book in the series:

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Pamela Butchart, author of the award-winning Baby Aliens series, will be sharing her latest comical creation, The Phantom Lollipop Man! on Saturday, August 18 from 15:45pm-16:45pm. Join the award-winning author for an hour of ghost-hunting mayhem, in what is sure to be a kooky, spooky, laugh-out-loud event. You can book your ticket here – and here’s a look inside The Phantom Lollipop Man:

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There’s a Bear on My Chair author-illustrator Ross Collins will be at the festival on Sunday, August 19 from 12:15am-13:15pm, to celebrate his brand new picture book, What Does An Anteater Eat?. Help Ross Collins to remember what Anteater should eat as you join him for a deliciously daft hour of animal eating antics. You can book your ticket here – and here’s a look inside What Does An Anteater Eat?:

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Join Helena Duggan and author Christopher Edge at the festival on Sunday, August 19 from 17:00pm-18:00pm, and explore the real-life science behind Christopher Edge’s new mind-bending mystery, The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day. You can book your ticket here – and here’s a look inside the book:

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Author Tracey Corderoy and illustrator Steven Lenton will introduce the latest book in the hugely successful Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series on Saturday, August 25 from 10:30am-11:30am. Hear all about Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Missing Masterpiece, and find out if the detective dogs can find the culprit and serve up their showstopper in time. You can book your ticket here – and here’s a look inside Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Missing Masterpiece:

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And finally, Philip Ardagh will be at the festival (for the 21st year!) on Saturday, August 25 from 12:15pm-13:15pm, for an hour of historical hilarity as he introduces you to Jane Pinny, Victorian House Maid (and Accidental Detective), the second book in The Secret Diary Series. Philip separates the Victorian fact from fiction and gives you the chance to dress up and act out scenes from the book. You can book your ticket here – and here’s a look inside The Secret Diary of Jane Pinny:

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We hope to see you there!

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