Storytelling and Drawing with Polly Ho-Yen

Storytelling and Drawing with Polly Ho-Yen

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Doodle your way into a story with this fun, interactive session that will help EVERYONE find their story.

Author Polly Ho-Yen will share her process of idea doodling behind her new book The Boy Who Grew a Tree and unlock how the richness of our everyday experiences inform our creativity.  

Free with your Session Pass.

About Polly Ho-Yen

Polly Ho-Yen is a writer based in Bristol. Her debut novel Boy in the Tower was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award, Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Book Award.  All four of her middle-grade novels have been nominated for the Carnegie Medal. 

Following her experiences working as a primary school teacher in South London, Polly put these places and communities centre stage in her narratives. She aims to create stories firmly rooted in a world that young people will know and recognise, even when a science fiction or fantastical element creeps in.