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Puffin Festival highlights available online

16th Jun 20

Last week's Puffin Festival of Big Dreams - a seven-day digital festival - saw 250,000 visits, and now you can watch the festival highlights online.

Hosted each day by Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya, authors and illustrators inspired children to make puppet theatres, investigate their family history and try out their own sketches after viewing virtual drawing contests. Each event offered children an idea to try out once the online event was over.

The festival highlights, which can now be seen online, included:

Jeff Kinney offering a 'Wimpy Kid' Studio Tour, whilst Jacqueline Wilson read The Worst Thing about My Sister, as voted for by viewers

Robin Stevens running a live and interactive mystery making workshop

Lucy Hawking hosting an intergalactic-ly awesome space quiz

Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola organising the first ever 'Rocket Draw-Along', whist Carrie Hope Fletcher and Rashmi Sirdeshpande offered special readings

Illustrator Nick Sharratt got into the festival spirit by listening to viewers' dreams and making them come true - on the page! Spectacular creations included a marshmallow bed, a sloth dinner party and a house made of cheese!

Find all of these digital events online here:

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