Presented by Norden Farm & Simon Mole, Supported by Apples and Snakes

Poet Simon Mole is taking over our Sunday Stories slot again with another spoken word
special! Expect poems about ninja skeletons, raps about pug dogs playing football, stories
about boys who meet Pacman and girls who can’t stop drumming. With special guest AF
Harrold, poet and author of the Fizzlebert Stump series and the CILIP Carnegie and Kate
Greenaway Medal longlisted The Imaginary, illustrated by Emily Gravett. The Imaginary was
the winner of the 7-11 category of the UKLA Awards.

Age Guidance 4 – 11yrs

A.F. Harrold is a children’s author and performance poet who has a beard and strange ideas.
He’s written the Fizzlebert Stump series and the kids poetry collection Things You Find In A
Poet’s Beard. He visits a lot of schools and shouts poems at kids in assembly. He lives in
Reading with a stand-up comedian and two cats. Find out more at

Simon Mole was the first Poet Laureate for the London borough of Brent, and is a member
of the acclaimed poetry collective Chill Pill. Since becoming a father Simon has written
increasingly for young people, and his first play for children and families was commissioned
by the V&A in 2016; ‘Friends For All’ is touring with Half Moon Theatre.

Place: Norden Farm, Maidenhead
Time: Sunday 11th February 11.30AM
Cost: £3