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Enhance your profile as a children’s author,
Engage leading authors & publishers.


Creative empowerment and fine dining in the awe-inspiring panoramic top floor of London’s the Gherkin.
Discover the professional secrets of writing, producing and promoting a best-selling children’s book.



Wine, dine & network in breathtaking surroundings


With a naturally inquisitive flare, your host and aspiring Children’s author, BBC’s Alex Riley
chairs interactive discussions with top children’s authors.

Be sure to remember those questions you’ve always wanted to ask when Alex opens up the floor.

11:00-12:00 – Intro and First Author Presentation

12:00 -12:45 – Conversation with a Chidren’s Book Editor
12:45-13:00 – Q&A with Editor

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch care of Searcys

14:00 – 14:45 – Second Author Presentation

14:45 – 15:00 – A2S Events Coordinator (Book Tours)

15:00 – 15:30 – Conversation with a Children’s Book Publicist
15:30 – 15:45 – Q&A with Publicist

15:45 – 16:15 – Third Author Presentation

16:15 – 16:30 – Summary & Closing remarks

16:30 – 18:00 – Cocktails & Networking


If you’re serious about your book being successful,
this could be the most pivotal investment you make…


The success of a children’s book depends on more than a good plot and a catchy cover, and the experts at generating such publicity are the publishers. Hear first hand from the publicists responsible for managing the authors on the processes and techniques deployed to create hype and anticipation around a new book, essential for a successful launch and chart-topping sales.

You will also hear from one of our main book tour coordinators on the power of a captive audience, how to reach them and how they play a huge role in validating the associated hype around your new release. Interspersed with breakout sessions, a fine-dining buffet lunch courtesy of exclusive private members club Searcys, and concluded with evening cocktails and networking event.

This truly unique event is a fantastic opportunity to discover how to ensure your children’s book can become an enjoyable and viable endeavour with sky’s the limit prospects, all whilst enjoying the finest food and wine amongst wonderful likeminded people in a setting like no other.

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