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Vashti Hardy ‘Harley Hitch’ Virtual Schools Tour

On Friday 23rd April, award-winning children’s writer Vashti Hardy will be talking to Northgate children in Year 4 about her brilliantly inventive new book ‘Harley Hitch and the Iron Forest’,  

‘Harley Hitch and the Iron Forest’ is a fast-paced, engagingly illustrated fantasy adventure story about a feisty young girl

inventor, the first in a great new series for younger independent readers, aged 7-9. Join Harley, her robot dog Sprocket and best friend Cosmo for problem-solving adventures and mysteries in Inventia, a world where science rules, and technology grows in the forest 

 Vashti’s debut novel ‘Brightstorm’ was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s

Book Prize 2019 and her second novel, Wildspark, won the Blue Peter Book Award 2020. Both perfect for readers aged 8-11. She has also published ‘Darkwhispers’; a follow-up to ‘Brightstorm’, and ‘The Griffin Gate’; a shorter novel for reluctant / dyslexic readers. 


This virtual tour has been jointly organised by The Steyning Bookshop and Scholastic Publishers. 

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