Julia and the Shark: Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Tom de Freston

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Bestselling YA author Kiran Millwood Hargrave and award-winning artist Tom de Freston take you on a journey deep into the sea and beyond. Their collaborative book Julia and the Shark follows a young girl as she accompanies her parents to Shetland, where her mother is attempting to find and research the elusive Greenland Shark. When the hunt becomes an obsession, Julia finds herself on an adventure with dark depths and a lighthouse full of hope. This book is a celebration of our natural world and a beautiful exploration of family relationships, friendships and mental health. Get swept away as Kiran and Tom dive into the many layers of this stunning story, from the very first spark of inspiration to the creation of the mesmerising illustrations, it’s an event that will stay with you long after it’s finished.
This event is supported by the British Council

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