Settle down for story time with actor, film writer and author Simon Farnaby (Paddington and Horrible Histories) reading from his new book The Wizard in the Shed. Meet Merdyn the Wild (the world’s greatest Warlock) his new 21st century friend Rose (a totally ordinary girl), her guinea pig Bubbles (who poos a lot!) and a cast of hilarious characters.

Click below to buy the book from our Waterstones Cheltenham Literature Festival bookshop. Every purchase supports Cheltenham Festivals.

The Wizard In My Shed


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