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Sue Cheung

Genre: Humour, Illustration
Age group: 6-8, 9-11
Audience: Children

Sue Cheung, Diverse Book Award winning author of Chinglish, will be introducing us to the hilarious world of Maddy Yip. Maddy Yip's Guide To Life is a funny, illustrated diary packed with belly-laughs and the mad-cap adventures of Maddy who is desperately searching for the talent that makes her unique.

Shorter clips of the event are available on the BBC Scotland Learning website(this link will open in a new window).

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 event.

Write a diary entry (LIT 1-20a, LIT 1-24a, EXA 1-04a)

Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life is written as a diary. Try and write your own! Think back on something you’ve done this week and write a diary entry for it. Can you draw some pictures of what you got up to? You could keep your own diary by adding to it every day!

For more expressive arts activities, including creating illustrations, see our expressive arts resource below.