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      Shadow Skye Trilogy - The Good Hawk with Joseph Elliott in Bristol

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      February 21, 2020


      11a Union Galleries
      Bristol, Bristol, City of BS1 3XD

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      Shadow Skye Trilogy - The Good Hawk with Joseph Elliott

      Join us for the launch of this very exciting new book by Joseph Elliott!The Good Hawk is a thrilling fantasy set in a mythic Scotland in an age of warring clans, deadly plagues and magical creatures lurking in the shadows.Agatha is a good Hawk who patrols the sea wall with pride, despite her clan questioning her abilities on account of the condition she was born with - Agatha is a teenager with Downs syndrome but the condition is unnamed in their world. Jaime is a reluctant Angler who hates the sea and has been chosen to marry someone from a neighbouring clan. But when disaster strikes and their clan is attacked by an invading deamhain horde, Agatha and Jaime must embark on a dangerous journey through the Scotian mainland where ravenous wildwolves, an abandoned queen and a throng of murderous shadows lie waiting for them - will they survive to rescue the only family theyve ever known?Joseph Elliott is a writer and actor, well-known for his work in childrens television including CBeebies series "Swashbuckle". His commitment to serving children with special education needs was instilled at a young age: his mother is a teacher trained in special needs education, and his parents provided respite foster care for children with additional needs. He has worked at a recreational centre for children with learning disabilities and as a teaching assistant at Westminster Special Schools. The heroine of his first book, The Good Hawk, was inspired by the many incredible children he has worked with, especially those with Downs syndrome.Joseph will discuss his work on the book, sign copies and share drinks with guests.

      Cost: free, Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.

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