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Inclusive Stories Festival: Steve Antony and Alexandra Strick on You Can!

Register to watch this inclusive online author event with Steve Antony and Alexandra Strick

Join Steven Antony and Alexandra Strick for an exciting event about their new book You Can! The event will be available to watch online for those registered from Monday 17 January as part of the Inclusive Stories festival.

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Event details

In this one-off event, Steve and Alexandra will share a reading of You Can! – a book which empowers young people to be themselves through its fantastic story and inclusive illustrations. Alexandra will also share how this book was written alongside children and Inclusion Ambassadors, making sure their voice is heard. Children will be inspired not only to be themselves, but also to become ambassadors for inclusion.

When: Monday 17 January

Who: Special and mainstream schools

Audience: P1+ (age 4+). Please note our audience guidelines should be used as a rough guide only. We encourage you to share events with pupils of all ages and stages if you think they'd enjoy taking part!

Location: Online (we will send you a link to watch the video)

Cost: Free

Accessibility information: Videos will be captioned

Deadline: Event videos will be available to watch on demand for those registered on the Scottish Book Trust website until Friday 18 February. You can still register to receive a link after the event launches on Monday 17 January.

About Steve Antony

Best known for his award-winning illustrations of The Queen's Hat, Please Mr Panda and Amazing!, Steve is passionate about including diverse and inclusive characters in his picture books. As well as writing and drawing all day, Steve is also Swindon Libraries Patron to Children's Reading Services and an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust.

About Alexandra Strick

Alexandra has a lifelong passion for ensuring children and young people have their views and voices heard, and listened to. She is co-founder of Inclusive Minds(this will open in a new window) (a collective for people who are passionate about inclusion, diversity, equality and accessibility in children's books) and Outside In World(this will open in a new window) (an organisation dedicated to championing world literature and children's books in translation).