• Tuesday 23 April
  • Schools Attending: Woodlands Primary P1 & St Mary’s Primary P2
  • Venue: Linwood Library & Paisley Central Library

Take a trip from Planet Earth all the way into space

Discover how the planets were made, why earth is getting warmer, why the moon seems to change shape and how we can use the stars to find our way home.
Make a planet earth fridge magnet, phases of the moon bookmark and glow in the dark solar system bracelet. In this interactive event based on the two new books in the tell me about series from Emily Dodd

Tell me about… Planet Earth
Tell me about… Space

Emily Dodd’s storytelling events are an interactive mixture of learning and fun, sure to engage children of all ages. She is the author of over 20 picture books and non-fiction science books, a screenwriter for CBeebies and a writer or songs and of BBC radio plays for children.


Twitter, Instagram, threads: @AuntyEmily
Blog: auntyemily.wordpress.com
Facebook: facebook.com/auntyemily
L: linkedin.com/in/emilydodd
All links to my socials and latest news etc: https://linktr.ee/auntyemily

Additional resources:
KS2 Time for a Story – Alone on the bus, written and narrated by Emily Dodd https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0hdcjy5
KS2 radio play BBC Scotland schools radio with space theme: https://auntyemily.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/black-holes-and-hot-chocolate/
(can be listened to in school as a podcast – see timings in the blog for where the play starts)
Interview with Emily about surfing the moon: https://www.mybookcorner.co.uk/interview-with-emily-dodd-surfing-the-moon/

Contact the Paisley Book Festival School Programme Committee at pbfschools@renfrewshire.gov.uk for further information.