The Garden of
Lost Secrets

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“Step Back in Time with The Garden of Lost Secrets”

Join author A.M. Howell to be swept back in time to a manor house in World War 1 and solve the mystery of the Garden of Lost Secrets.

A.M. Howell will also share all of her secret top tips for writing historical fiction and mysteries, including how to bring the past alive with smells, tastes and feelings.

Recommended for: 7+

As part of the festival, ticket holders get free entry to Bottom’s Book Market. Click here to see what’s happening in this immersive space.



(all those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
All adults and children must purchase a ticket to the event

 Running time: 1 hour

Age Guidance 8 – 12

Part of the Shakespeare’s Telling Tales Festival 


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In 2015 I was one of 15 writers selected to take part in a Curtis Brown Creative Writing for Children course tutored by Catherine Johnson.
I live in Suffolk with my husband and two children and when I’m not writing I love nothing more than curling up with a good book. My favourite children’s authors include Emma Carroll, Katherine Rundell and Katherine Woodfine. I also love long walks in the countryside, swimming and drinking lots of tea!

I am on Twitter and Instagram as @amhowellwrites if you would like to get in touch – or please contact me at the link below.
For any book related queries please contact my agent Clare Wallace at The Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency


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