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Is There Such a Thing?

Thurs 12th Oct 2017, 7.30pm

William Morris Tent


Andrew Halls, (Headmaster, King’s College School), Gemma Malley (Booktrust), Tanya Landman (Author and member of The Empathy Lab)

Is it right to encourage others to read whatever they like? Andrew Halls has banned certain books from the King’s College School library. Children’s author Gemma Malley argues all reading should be encouraged. Tanya Landman believes literacy is the key tool to improving a child’s empathetic understanding of the world. This promises to be a heated debate on one of the hot topics of our time.

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