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Liz Pichon: Drawing and doodling

Language: English
Genre: Art, Fiction, Humour, Illustration
Age group: 9-11

Author and illustrator Liz Pichon invites you to explore the world of her well-loved character, Tom Gates. This event features giggles, doodles and insight into the world of Tom; the expert doodler, comic story writer extraordinaire and all round loveable mischief maker. 

Check out our learning resource on using illustrated chapter books in the classroom(this will open in a new window) for lots of activities that you can do before or after watching this broadcast.

If you only do one thing

We know time is tight, so here is just one activity you could do with your class before or after watching the broadcast.

Comic Con HWB 2-13a, HWB 2-14a, LIT 2-28a

You've probably heard of Comic Con, the world famous convention celebrating everything positive about comics and other related art forms. Take a look at what goes on at the convention and plan your own Comic Con to include all the current cartoon-style characters from books like Tom Gates. You could include character booths, activities, costumes and even merchandise made by your learners. Send out invitations to other classes or families and make it an open afternoon, or organise this with the other classes or local schools and community groups. Dress up and have fun!

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A full transcript of this event is available to download.

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