Fri 5 Apr 2019

Desert Island Picks: Dame Jacqueline Wilson with Jasper Fforde

Jacqueline Wilson is one of Britain’s bestselling children’s author and has written over 100 books. She has created characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather which have been turned into successful television and stage productions. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold. Jacqueline was made a Dame in 2008 and was the Children’s Laureate over the Queen’s Jubilee period. More importantly than this she has been coming to Hay for nearly forty years and has an incredible collection of over twenty thousand books. On Friday 5th April she will share with us her eight Desert Island Discs and the eight books she would have to have on the Island. Jasper Fforde Has written the very successful Thursday Next series and has just returned from touring the United States with his latest novel ‘Early Riser’.

Tickets are £5.00 and can be purchased from The Globe, Eighteen Rabbit and Flow - CASH ONLY!

If you wish to reserve tickets please contact Anne at: or call her: 07 813 010 428

Tickets are on a first come first serve notice on the door and unusually Jacqueline has agreed to sign copies of her books after the event. 


Community event 8.30pm