Getting young Londoners reading

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Getting young Londoners reading
6th October 2014

Born in the East End Dreda Say Mitchell is a born and bred Londoner she is taking part in The London Literature Festival that is taking place at London’s Southbank Centre this autumn.


The festival is based on the power of words, and how they change the world for the better. Concentrating on the themes of freedom, justice and democracy.

Best-selling author Dreda Say Smith worked in education before becoming a full time writer. Her books include Gangster Girl, Geezer Girls and and Hit Girls. She is trying to get children reading as part of the festival.

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