Promoting family engagement through reading.

Why not encourage your parents to share a story with their child or children by promoting the ‘Reading is Magic Festival’ and letting them know about suitable sessions that they can join with their children. You might even like to follow this up in your setting as well. See below for more details on the session and a link to Kristina Stephenson’s website.


Storytime with Kristina Stephenson: Sir Charlie Stinky Socks – The Tale of Two Treasures

Event time listed in British Summer Time
Age guideline: 4-7

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks returns for another fantastic adventure on the 10th anniversary of this bestselling picture book series

Age guideline 4-7

About the event

Join bestselling author and illustrator Kristina Stephenson in her home as she welcomes you to the wonderful world of Sir Charlie Stinky Socks – the bold, brave, little knight with a heart of gold.

Help Sir Charlie on his quest for hidden treasure as you follow clues and solve the riddles on a mystical map, in this magical, musical retelling of The Tale of Two Treasures, complete with puppets, props and songs. You’ll even learn how to make your own treasure chest.

This really is an event for the whole family, because storytelling, singing and creative crafting are fun for EVERYONE!

Teacher resources

Kristina’s website is filled with activities, videos and songs that can be used to support the event

How to access the event

Once live on the website you will be able to access the events through the event pages for free at any time until the end of 2020. From 2021 onwards a small donation will be required to access each event. For more information about the festival please head to our Festival Guide page.

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