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Tom Percival: Managing and drawing emotions

Language: English
Genre: Illustration, Wellbeing
Age group: 3-5, 6-8
Audience: Children
Topics: Empathy

Tom Percival is the author and illustrator of several well-loved picture books about wellbeing. These include Perfectly Norman, Ruby's Worry and The Invisible, which is longlisted for the 2022 Yoto Kate Greenaway Medal!

In this Authors Live event, Tom reads his picture book The River, which is a beautiful, thought-provoking story about managing unpredictable feelings. Tom also leads an interactive activity on drawing emotions and shares the innovative illustration process behind The Sea Saw, The Invisible and The River. Make sure to have paper and pencils ready to join in with the draw along!