Nicola Skinner - Starboard
Starboard is the story of Kirsten, an apparently happy and successful 11-year-old YouTube star who meets a ship that comes alive. Ticket includes a signed copy of the book (choose postage if required).
This virtual event is suitable for Children 8-12 years and teachers/parents. There will be the opportunity to ask questions either before or during the event.
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|Date||Thursday 22nd April 2021|
Join Nicola Skinner the acclaimed author of Bloom and Storm as she introduces her third middle grade novel, Starboard.
Starboard is the story of Kirsten, an apparently happy and successful 11-year-old YouTube star who meets a ship that comes alive…
Find out how Nicola was inspired by the true history of the SS Great Britain and Brunel, the man who designed her, to tell a story of about friendship, heroism, bravery and an epic worldwide adventure.
Praise for Starboard
"A fabulously entertaining, hugely inventive novel of epic adventure, friendship and bravery." The Bookseller
Praise for Bloom:
‘A riotous, original and timely reminder that sometimes rules are made to be broken’ Guardian Books of the Year 2019
‘A cracking debut . . . fresh and fun’ Times Children’s Book of the Week