Laureate launches festival.
Children's Laureate Michael Rosen will launch the festival with his one-man show.
The poet has written more than 100 books, including We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
Novelist Malorie Blackman will bring the festival - organised by Birmingham City Council - to a close on May 30. She will be introducing Double Cross, the fourth book in her Noughts & Crosses sequence.
Other highlights include a "Book Bash" in Centenary Square for the bank holiday weekend.
For more information on the festival get a copy of the Young Readers programme from Birmingham libraries or visit www.birmingham.
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|Publication:||Birmingham Mail (England)|
|Date:||May 16, 2009|
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