Book Event


Polly Dunbar & Eoin McLaughlin

The Longer The Wait, The Bigger The Hug

Saturday 18th September 2021, 10-11am

Baillie Gifford Tent


Everyone’s favourite (socially distanced) characters return for a celebration of friendship and reuniting with loved ones.

Join Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar, the team behind the bestselling The Hug and While We Can’t Hug as they introduce and read from their latest picture book The Longer the Wait, the Bigger the Hug, a heart-warming story which shows the happiness waiting for Hedgehog and Tortoise when they can finally hug again. Full of hope, joy and laughter this event is one for all the family.

You'll also have the chance to unleash your inner illustrator in a draw-along with Polly and learn how to sketch your very own Hedgehog and Tortoise!

Suitable for all ages. All children must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. [Free under 12 months]

Every pair of tickets includes includes a copy of The Longer the Wait the Bigger the Hug (Pb: £6.99)

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