February Half Term at Discover at Discover Children's Story Centre

13th - 17th February 2017


Join us to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Cat in the Hat this February Half Term at Discover. Every day we'll be making special Cat in the Hat bow ties and hats, and will be joined by some fantastic authors and illustrators.

Mon 13 Feb
Age 3+
Shifty McGifty with Steven Lenton
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam are two hapless robber dogs who decide on a career change after one bungled burglary too many. Join author Steven Lenton to find out how he dreams up their escapades.

This event will be followed by a book signing. 


Tues 14 Feb
Age 3-6
Leafy the Pet Leaf with Philip Ardagh

Bestselling author Philip Ardagh and rising author-illustrator star Elissa Elwick bring you the first in their new Little Adventurers picture book series: Leafy the Pet Leaf. Follow Floss, Finnegan, Peanut and Sprat as they find out about each other’s pets and the joys of nature in this fun, fact-packed story.

This event will be followed by a book signing. 


Fri 17 Feb
Ages 5+

The Invincible Tony Spears with Neal Layton

Ground control to future astronauts! Bestselling and multi-award-winning illustrator and author Neal Layton, illustrator of the Emily Brown series and Stanley’s Stick, visits with his latest chapter book The Invincible Tony Spears. Neal will be talking about his life-long interest in space, reading excerpts from the book and doing live illustrations. Get your space helmets ready!

This event will be followed by a book signing. 

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Mon 13 - Fri 17 Feb 2017



Adult/Child: £6.50

Concessions: £5.50

Family of four: £22

Children under 2: free


Includes admission to Discover's Story World and Story Garden. Pre-booking is highly recommended. To book please call 020 8536 5555 (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm) or visit www.discover.org.uk.


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