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The Last Wild with Piers Torday

Author and Illustrator events, Primary age

Tuesday 14th February - Tuesday 14th February

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14:00 – 15:00



Suitable for ages 7+.


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About the event

Discover the story of how Piers started writing and The real life story which inspired THE LAST WILD TRILOGY. Interactive talk with a reading and Q&A.

Event followed by book signing.


Piers began his career in theatre and then television as a producer and writer. His bestselling first book for children, The Last Wild, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Award and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal as well as numerous other awards. His second book, The Dark Wild, won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. The third book in the trilogy, The Wild Beyond, was published in 2015 to critical acclaim. His next book for children, There May Be a Castle, will be published in October 2016.

The son of the late Paul Torday (author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen) Piers recently completed his father’s final unfinished novel, The Death of an Owl (Weidenfeld & Nicolson).


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