The Hay Festival Schools Programme is running all this week on their website. Today’s events – available from 8am – include sessions with Chae Strathie (So You Think You’ve Got it Bad? Ancient Rome), Pamela Butchart (Icarus Was Ridiculous), Lucy Worsley (The Austen Girls) and Jon Chase (A Science Rapper’s Guide to the Environment)

9am – 10 Minute Challenge with Taylor Dolan (Ghoul Scouts: Welcome to Camp Croak!) on the Authorfy website

9.30am – Pie Corbett will be joined by Jasbinder Bilan (Asha & the Spirit Bird) on live radio show   Radioblogging

10am – Brenda Blethyn reads We’re Going on a Bear Hunt at the Hexham Book Festival Facebook page

+ Ed Vere is posting easy how-to-draw videos on his website

11am – David Walliams is reading chapters from his book Bad Dad, on his website

12pm – Listen to the first book in the spine-tingling Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy on the Skulduggery website

1pm – Justin Somper will be launching a new Vampirates Challenge on Instagram

2pm – Anna James will be chatting with Thomas Taylor, author of Gargantis, on Youtube

3pm – Nosy Crow are releasing a free picture book each day, which you can read along to on their website

3.30pm – Puffin Storytime with Yassmin Abdel-Magied, author of You Must Be Layla on Youtube

4pm – Matt Brown will reading his book, Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip, on Facebook

5pm – Sit back and listen to a chapter of the Nosy Crow book at bedtime, The Spy Who Loved School Dinners, by Pamela Butchart, on the Nosy Crow website

5pm – Sit back and listen to a chapter of the Nosy Crow book at bedtime, The Spy Who Loved School Dinners, by Pamela Butchart, on the Nosy Crow website.

6pm – Episode 3 of James and the Giant Peach will be read by Taika Waititi plus special guests on Youtube

+ Jeff Norton is reading a chapter from his book, Alienated on Youtube


– Stay at home story time with Oliver Jeffers on Instagram Live

7.30pm – #ToppstaBookClub is delighted to welcome Jenny Pearson, to talk about her hilarious new novel, The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates, come and join us on Twitter

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