Saturday 15th June, 11am, FREE ENTRY
We’re delighted to welcome Yasmeen Ismail to Storysmith for a morning of stories and activities, all based on her Kiki and Bobo books. Expect birthday surprises, sunny days, poster-making and more!
This event is free to attend, but booking is essential – please fill in the form below:
About Yasmeen Ismail
Irish-born, Bristol-based Yasmeen Ismail is an award-winning author, illustrator and animator. After co-founding a successful animation production company, Yasmeen changed her focus to writing and illustrating picture books.
Her first picture book Time for Bed, Fred with Bloomsbury Publishing, won the V&A Best Illustrated Book Award and The New York Times Best Illustrated Book award. It was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, Longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, and nominated for the National Cartoonists Society “Silver Reuben”Award.
Following the success of her debut picture book she has been nominated for her other works many times since and has been selected by the Society of Illustrators to have her work shown in the Original Art Exhibition in New York four years in a row. She continues to work on picture books for Bloomsbury, and Nosy Crow, and hopes to create more Kiki and Bobo novelty books with Walker Books.