BIBLIOBUZZ 2020: Meet the Authors, no 1. Aisha Bushby

As part of our Bibliobuzz 2020 reading festival our seven contributing authors will be providing you with exclusive readings from their books and setting you challenges that test your imagination and skill.

Then on the 16 May we’ll be announcing the winner of this year’s Alexandra Palace Children’s Book Awards, as voted for by all the young people who have participated in Bibliobuzz 2020.

Meet the author

Aisha Bushby is the author of the fantastic A Pocket Full of Stars. Watch Aisha’s video for an exclusive reading from the book, before she sets you a creative challenge.

Now take Aisha’s challenge – download here 

You can submit your creations to (closing date is 20 June) and we’ll announce winners and prizes in July. You can also share them on social media, including #Bibliobuzz

Have fun and good luck!


Bibliobuzz is a partnership between Alexandra Palace, Haringey Libraries and Haringey Schools Librarians Group. We gratefully acknowledge Tottenham Grammar School Foundation, Arts Council England and National Lottery Heritage Fund, whose support makes our Bibliobuzz programme possible.