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Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour: Drawing feelings and emotions with Tom Percival (virtual)

Apply now for a super-fun virtual event with author and illustrator Tom Percival!

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

This is your chance to join schools from around the country to watch Tom's event being livestreamed from Shetland Museum. Tom will share some of his stories with your pupils and show through his beautiful, thought-provoking stories how we can learn to understand and look after our emotions and feelings. Tom will also lead interactive activities on drawing emotions and share some of the innovative illustration processes behind his books. Make sure to have paper and pencils ready to join in!

Find out more about Tom's books: The Dream Defenders (Macmillan)(this will open in a new window), Big Bright Feelings(this will open in a new window), The River, The Invisible, The Sea Saw(this will open in a new window).

Check out these fantastic videos to get a taste of Tom's events: Mental Health Awareness Week 2020(this will open in a new window) and Authors Live(this will open in a new window)

Find out more about Tom Percival(this will open in a new window) and Shetland Museum(this will open in a new window).

When: Friday 23 September 2022, 10am

Who: Primary schools

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Cost: Fully funded

Audience: P1–4 (ages 4–7). Older audiences may apply.

Audience size: Any size. Whole/multiple year groups or smaller workshops for class size groups welcome to apply.

Deadline: Wednesday 21 September, 12 noon

Applications are now closed.

To take part in a digital event, please make sure you have access to:

1. Large screen with ability to receive video calls including speakers and microphone

2. High speed internet to accommodate video streaming

If you have any questions or comments, please contact fraser.napier@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window)