The Hay Festival Schools Programme is running all this week on their website. Today’s events – available from 8am – includes sessions with Christopher Edge (The Longest Night of Charlie Noon), Eloise Williams (Wilde), Laura Coryton (Speak Up) and Dean Atta (The Black Flamingo)

9am – 10 Minute Challenge with Matt Goodfellow (Be the Change) on the Authorfy website

9.30am – Christopher Edge will be on live radio show Radioblogging

10am – Kathryn Tickell will be reading The Dam written by David Almond and illustrated by Levi Pinfold, on the Hexham Book Festival Facebook page

10.30am – Litfilm Fest daily writing videos on Youtube

11am – Emily Gravett will be running a draw-a-long on Insta

+ David Walliams is reading chapters from his book Bad Dad, on his website

+ The Reading Realm is running a live online lesson with poetry, stories, art activities and fun quizzes on Facebook

12pm – Listen to the next episode (or catch up from the beginning) of the first Skulduggery Pleasant book by Derek Landy on the Skulduggery website

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

3.30pm – Puffin Storytime with Jeremy Strong on Youtube

4pm – Sign up and join in with Rob Biddulph’s art lesson to break a NEW WORLD RECORD you’ll need to register here and be online at 4pm for 1/2 an hour.

+ Tune in to watch Julia Donaldson and friends performing The Everywhere Bear on Facebook

+ Matt Brown will be 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

7pm – Stay at home storytime with Oliver Jeffers on Instagram Live