Friday, 16 July 2010
Clare County Library launches Children’s Book Festival on October 1st 2010 with best-selling author Darren Shan.
Darren Shan will meet with hundreds of his fans in Glor Theatre, Ennis, during a two-hour visit beginning at 10.15am. HarperCollins Children’s Books are delighted to confirm the forthcoming event as part of the author’s autumn tour, to promote Birth of a Killer, Book One in The Saga of Larten Crepsley. Long before Twilight, Darren Shan had immersed himself in the dark and mysterious world of vampires, which he brought to millions of fans in The Saga of Darren Shan. Over ten years on, and with 15 million books sold worldwide, he returns to the place where it all started – in fact to the place before it all started. Birth of a Killer is part one of The Saga of Larten Crepsley, the outcast vampire beloved of Shan’s readers. This new four part saga will span centuries and continents, taking in sea voyages, murder, war and love, all in Larten’s discovery that once you become a vampire, there’s no way back. Bookings for this event will take place through Clare County Library and teachers are invited to reserve places for classes from Sept 1st onwards by contacting 065 6846266.