New Frontier Creators at Chiswick Book Festival 2020

September 8th, 2020
Two New Frontier creators are on the bill at the annual Chiswick Book Festival, which takes place this weekend. Lucy Barnard, author and illustrator of Ruby and Graham, and Nicole Prust, author of The Sloth and the Dinglewot, will be appearing at the festival on Sunday 15th September, which for the first time will be taking place entirely online. 


Lucy Barnard

Nicole Prust


Although the festival will run online, there will still be a fully scheduled programme of events, and viewers will be be able to watch live via zoom or pre-recorded video as the sessions take place. Once the festival is over, the videos will be made available to watch at any time. Lucy and Nicole have both created wonderful prerecorded videos, perfect for parents and children to enjoy over the weekend. The books will all be on sale via Waterstones Online.

Follow the action at: http://www.chiswickbookfestival.net/speakers-2020/, and see below for timings and descriptions of Lucy and Nicole's sessions.


Sunday 13th September

9am – Lucy Barnard: Ruby and Graham
Ruby loves fun while Graham loves organising. In their own unique ways, they make sure that Acorn Wood is a beautiful and lively place. But when Graham decides to party all the time like Ruby, the chaos and confusion in the wood gets out of hand. Who will step up to set things right? In a video recording, Lucy Barnard talks about her new book and shows you how she draws the pictures – and how you can too! Supported by Chiswick & Bedford Park Preparatory School

9.30am Nicole Prust: The Sloth and the Dinglewot
When Samuel the Sloth feels brave enough to leave his cosy hut, he meets the mysterious Dinglewot. Together they discover incredible places, and Samuel will learn that overcoming fears and doubts means more adventures, friendships and happiness. The book is illustrated by Amanda Enright. In a video recording, Nicole Prust explains how she came to write the book, reads from it and answers readers’ questions. 





Ruby loves fun while Graham loves organising.
In their own unique ways, they make sure that Acorn Wood is a beautiful and lively place. But when Graham decides to party all the time like Ruby, the chaos and confusion in the wood gets out of hand.
Who will step up to set things right?
buy the book





When Samuel the Sloth feels brave enough to leave his cosy hut, he meets the mysterious Dinglewot.
Together they discover incredible places, and Samuel will learn that overcoming fears and doubts means more adventures, friendships and happiness.
buy the book
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