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Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants: The Illustrated World of Nick Sharatt

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22 Sep 2018 - 25 Nov 2018

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Room 700, Leeds Central Library

Central Library, Municipal Buildings, Calverley Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AB

Come along to Leeds Central Library to immerse yourselves in Nick’s world! In this Arts council funded exhibition you can find out about his childhood and what inspired him to become an illustrator, and meet a host of characters that he has created throughout his career. Nick has written at least 40 children’s books, illustrated close to 250 more and his picture book collaborations have had combined sales of more than 9 million. He has worked with a number of other successful children’s authors including Jacqueline Wilson, Jeremy Strong and Julia Donaldson.

There are plenty of fun things to see and do in the exhibition, including a reading room where visitors can sit and enjoy a wealth of books that Nick has written and illustrated. It will run from 22 September to 25 November at Leeds Central Library and is FREE to attend! Bring the family and join the fun! Opening hours: Monday – Wednesday 9:00am – 7:00pm, Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm, and Sunday 11:00AM – 3:00PM.

* Illustration © Nick Sharratt from Elephant Wellyphant, Alison Green Books

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Visual Art
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