Shrewsbury Bookfest Remembers


Flo of the Somme pays tribute to the remarkable
bravery of the thousands of animals who risked
their lives, and played a crucial role, during the
‘Great War'. Beautifully illustrated, by Martin Impey, and written in rhyme, as an homage to the War Poets, this book is a gentle introduction for younger children to the First World War. The story of Flo is a great way to explain to children the sacrifices made by the soldiers and the animals. Hilary Robinson is an award-winning author of over 40 picture books (including Where the Poppies Now Grow) radio producer and broadcaster. Books by Hilary Robinson and refreshments will be available at the venue.

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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