Humdinger! Children's Book Festival in Derry~Londonderry

Derry~Londonderry plays host to Roddy Doyle, Julia Donaldson, Rasta Mouse and many more from March 7 - 9

Humdinger! celebrates words, stories and imagination, and features some of the biggest and best-loved names in children’s books, including Julia Donaldson, Roddy Doyle, Meg Rosoff, Alex T Smith and Malachy Doyle.

Humdinger! is Dog Ears' first full children’s book festival, and kicks-off on World Book Day, March 7, 2013. Dog Ears is an award-winning children’s media company based in Derry~Londonderry, making books, apps, television shows and events for children.

The Humdinger! programme showcases fun, family-friendly, innovative events over three days, in a range of venues across Derry~Londonderry. Children will have a chance to meet their favourite authors and illustrators, experience beautiful music, take part in craft workshops, develop new skills and have their imaginations sparked. View the full programme below, and book your tickets now.


Humdinger! is in association with the Culture Company ltd, Tesco, Libraries NI, Booktrust, The Millennium Forum, The Playhouse, St Cecilia’s, The Nerve Centre/Fab Lab, An Culturlann, Derry City Council, Foras NaGaelige, Scholastic NI and Children’s Books Ireland.