Gruffalo writer Julia Donaldson in Lurgan

Julia Donaldson.
Julia Donaldson.

The UK Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson will visit Lurgan Library as part of a Northern Irish tour on Thursday, March 14 at 10am.

Julia, will bring her best-loved stories to life from her picture books, including The Gruffalo, A Squash and a Squeeze, Room on the Broom, Superworm and The Highway Rat by enacting the stories and singing songs.

Her events are world renowned for entertaining and inspiring young readers.

Over the five-day tour Julia Donaldson and her husband Malcolm will be travelling around libraries performing to hundreds of local Primary 3 children across Northern Ireland.

The tour has been made possible by the support of Libraries NI, Booktrust and the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. The lucky schools and classes involved have all been randomly selected to take part and are in for a real treat.