Claim a free book ahead of Whitgift Centre’s storytime

Get your bookmarks at the ready, as the Centrale and Whitgift shopping centres invite you and the little ones to storytime corner this Friday, September 6, on National Read a Book Day.

Popular children’s author Helen Peters will be reading from her children’s book An Otter Called Pebble in Whitgift Square.

This is the seventh book in a fantastic series of animal tales from the author which looks sure to keep the kids entertained.

Peters said: “Sharing stories is such a lovely thing to do and reading for pleasure enhances children’s lives in so many ways.

“I can’t wait to visit Whitgift Shopping Centre to read from An Otter Called Pebble on National Read a Book Day.”

Families can fully immerse themselves in the experience as they are invited to hop on a beanbag, unwind and take part in the storytime. All kids will be able to receive a copy of An Otter Called Pebble for free via the Centrale PLUS app*, which you can download here: centraleandwhitgift.co.uk/plus

Andrew Bauer, the centre director at the Whitgift Shopping Centre said: “The first week of September is always a hectic one for families as children return to school, which is why we are all excited to be hosting a calming children’s story corner to mark National Read a Book Day. We’re looking forward to having Helen Peters along on the day to entertain our guests.”

This free story-time event takes place on Friday between 3.30pm and 6.15pm in Whitgift Square, Whitgift Shopping Centre. To secure your slot, RSVP here: https://www.centraleandwhitgift.co.uk/events/storytime-with-helen-peters

*T&Cs apply. Subject to availability, while stocks last.


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