Collage and Drawing Workshop with Anja Uhren

Join illustrator Anja Uhren at York Library on Wednesday 27th July in a collage and drawing workshop to create your very own summer journal in which you can later capture all your favourite memories from this summer. Starting with the cover in the session, Anja will share tips and tricks on how to layer up collages of found materials and objects and add your own drawings on top.

Anja is one of the Summer Reading Challenge 2022 illustrators and has written and illustrated picture books and graphic novels with a keen interest to inspire the next generation of picture- and story-makers.

Suitable for children age 8 -12 years

This workshop is inspired by picture book Fred and the Fantastic Tub-Tub, illustrated by Anja and written by Zeb Soanes (author of the Gaspard the Fox series). You can find out more about Fred and the Fantastic Tub-Tub below:

When Fred’s green-fingered grandfather shows her a map to the mysterious island of Papa Nupi, he leads her on a summer holiday adventure that just might save the planet. From Zeb Soanes, author of the bestselling Gaspard the Fox books.

Fred and the Fantastic Tub-Tub is also an exciting orchestral concert work by James Marangone.

'Beautifully topical, Fred and the Fantastic Tub-Tub is a thrilling and wondrous adventure, where the power of music and nature inspire us all to make the world a better place.’ Dame Judi Dench

This picture book is included in this years Summer Reading Challenge which is all about science and innovation and consists of 67 inspiring titles for different reading levels encompassing picture books, early readers and middle grade titles, with fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and graphic novels included. The books all engage with the key Gadgeteers themes of everyday science, invention and creation and fun with friends.

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