22 August, 2023

Catch – Live Drawing and Reading Session

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm


Trish Cooke

Ken Wilson-Max

“Catch” – Live Drawing and Reading Session! – Trish Cooke and Ken Wilson-Max

Immerse yourself in the heartwarming story of “Catch” as Trish Cooke, Olivier-nominated playwright and acclaimed children’s author, takes you on a journey filled with joy and connection. Joining her is Ken Wilson-Max, the talented illustrator known for his inclusive and captivating artwork.

Follow Kiona on a sunny afternoon as she embarks on an adventure to catch various objects. From a ball that’s too big to a tiny berry she can’t see, Kiona’s quest seems to have no joy. But her loving mother knows the perfect thing that Kiona can catch—a kiss!

Be captivated by Trish Cooke’s enchanting reading and witness the magic unfold as Ken Wilson-Max brings the story to life with his live illustrations. This interactive session is a delightful treat for children and adults alike.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the magic of “Catch” in a whole new way. Join us for the live drawing and reading session that will warm your heart and ignite your imagination!

Family, 3-7 years

Meet the Talented Author and Illustrator:

Trish Cooke – Award-Winning Playwright and Children’s Author Trish Cooke, an Olivier-nominated playwright and former children’s TV presenter, captivates with her versatile storytelling. Frustrated by the lack of representation for black women, Trish began writing plays she could perform herself, championing diverse voices. Her acclaimed children’s book “So Much” received the Smarties Book Prize and the W H Smith Award, earning a spot among the 100 Best Children’s Books in 2016 by Time Out.

Ken Wilson-Max – Prolific Illustrator and Children’s Book Author Hailing from Zimbabwe and based in London, Ken Wilson-Max is a prolific writer and illustrator, with over 50 children’s books to his credit. His captivating illustrations breathe life into stories, delighting both young readers and grown-ups. Believing in the power of storytelling, Ken aims to inspire others to share their narratives, enriching his own artistic journey. Alongside his creative pursuits, Ken publishes the Chicken Newspaper, a delightful publication cherished by children worldwide.

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