Celebrate the 10th birthday of Salisbury’s favourite Knight, Sir Charlie Stinkysocks! Join award winning author Kristina Stephenson and find out all about Sir Charlie’s latest adventure. Come dressed in your best fancy dress to win a prize, and get ready for cake, balloons and derring-do! (age 4+)
A patron of Salisbury Literary Festival, Kristina is the author and illustrator of bestselling children’s picture book series ‘Sir Charlie Stinky Socks’. She trained as a set and costume designer and has worked in theatre and television. When her first child was born she turned to illustration, working for publishers in the UK and USA. She was inspired to write her first book by her son, Charlie, and ‘Sir Charlie Stinky Socks’ now numbers 9 adventures. She has also written picture book series ‘Molly Maybe’s Monsters’ for Simon and Schuster and is collaborating with the best-selling author Caryl Hart, whilst also writing her own middle grade series. Kristina makes regular appearances at schools, libraries and festivals, and will be Illustrator in residence at the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival.