Elys Dolan

Elys Dolan is the award-winning creator of several picture books, including Weasels, Steven Seagull: Action Hero and Mr Bunny’s Chocolate Factory.

Elys is particularly interested in how humour can be used in children’s books, and specialises in bad puns and exposed bums.

Elys’ books have been recognized in various major awards including the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Zeena Sutherland Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature.

Elys is now a lecturer at Anglia Ruskin on the illustration courses.

Workshop 13 14.30 until approximately 15.30 The Flexi Room 

Elys is going to theme the event around her new book, Super Snail. There will be  a reading of the book, then she will  design a new super hero on the flip chart and then get the children to draw their own super hero activity at the end. There will be a worksheet for the last bit. 


Age  4 plus

Booking open.