Scarlett Thomas can unfortunately no longer attend the New Zealand Festival of the Arts due to personal reasons. All schools who have booked for this event have been contacted about a replacement speaker, if you haven’t heard from us please contact

The Worldquake series by UK writer Scarlett Thomas is “the most exciting debut in children’s fiction since Harry Potter” (Joanne Harris). Join Scarlett and her heroine Effie Truelove for a magical journey to the Otherworld, full of tricksters, witches, warriors, heroes, mages, hunters and other kharakters.

This is a special Schools Only event.

Curriculum links: English


Renouf Foyer, Michael Fowler Centre

Suitable for Years 6-8

Duration: 1hr

Free English SchoolFest
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