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World Book Day at Waterstones

Waterstones, Whitgift Centre
Croydon, CR0 1UX United Kingdom

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To celebrate World Book Day, Waterstones are holding a festival across two weeks, from Monday the 4th March 2024, a range of Authors will be coming to the Waterstones store in The Whitgift to celebrate World Book Day and share their passion for books.

Head down each day across the World Book Day week between 12pm and 1pm to meet the following Authors:

Monday 4 March

Daniella Blechner

Passionate about inspiring and empowering authors to transform their stories, messages and powerful journeys into books of impact and influence.


9 Days of Piper Snow


Tuesday 5 March

Tracy Gunaratnam

Lives in London close to her two grown-up sons, who, as children, started off her passion for inventing stories.


That’s Preposterous, Rhinoceros!


Wednesday 6 March

Sophia Wilson

Her family had always told her that she had a wild imagination and she always loved to write.


I am Violet


Thursday 7 March (World Book Day)

Nicola Gordon

Captivating and inspiring writers in all of us.


The Christmas Pirate


Friday 8 March

Davina Tijani

A huge lover of mythology who loves incorporating it into her stories.


Yomi and the Fury of the Ninki Nanka


Monday 11 March

Sheila May Bird

I’m sitting at my desk, in my little blue shed in my garden, thinking, ‘how lucky I am to be sitting in my little blue shed in my garden’. It’s my favourite place, where I do my favourite thing – writing.


The King’s Hats


No booking is required


Mon 4 Mar
Mon 11 Mar


Whitgift Centre
Croydon, CR0 1UX United Kingdom
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