Storytime in the Peace Garden

Storytime in the Peace Garden

This event happened on 23 July. Thank you to everyone who attended!

After the performance, E=everyone was invited up onto the tree-lined stage. Photo: Aaron Turner

Authore Jeremy Williams and organiser Konni Deppe (Edible High Town). Photo: David Jonathan.

Article in the Luton News (click image for full size version).

Lively Q&A with the author of 'Max counts to a Million', Jeremy Williams and actors Liz Lewendon and Simon Tweed. Photo: Aaron Turner

Missed our book quiz? No problem, here it is!

Guess the book from the name or the drawing of the character (answers at the bottom of this page)

A fun afternoon where kids become part of the story

The main event was an outdoor performance of about 45 minutes for children aged 5 to 9 and their accompanying grown-ups. Featuring Luton actor Simon Tweed as the 'Magic Librarian', who performed excerpts from popular children's books including brand new 'Max Counts to a Million' by Luton author Jeremy Williams.

After the performance, kids could get moving with Giant Jenga, Quoigts and Tin Can Alley.

Prop still-life with telephone and NHS rainbow. Photo: Aaron Turner

Quiz anwers:

  1. Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling

  2. The very hungry caterpillar, Eric Carle

  3. Hairy Maclary, Lynley Dodd

  4. Paddington, Michael Bond

  5. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl

  6. The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson

  7. Max Counts to a Million, Jeremy Williams

  8. Tintin (the character is Snowy the dog), Hergé

  9. From the "Look Up" series of books, Nathan Bryan, Dapo Adeola