R. J. Palacio in Conversation with Lucy Vine

Join R. J. Palacio, author of the global bestseller 'Wonder' at Waterstones Leeds as she embarks on her European tour to discuss her new graphic novel 'White Bird'.

Waterstones, Leeds

Wednesday 20th November, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

  • Book signing
  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers


About the Event

To the millions of readers across the globe who fell in love with Wonder, Julian is best known as Auggie Pullman's classroom bully. R. J. is back with White Bird, a striking graphic novel, which reveals a new side to Julian's story. He discovers the moving and powerful tale of his grandmother, who was hidden from the Nazis as a young Jewish girl in occupied France during the Second World War.

From the author who inspired a worldwide kindness movement, White Bird is an unforgettable story about strength, courage, and the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives.

Join R. J. as she discusses what life is like as a global bestseller, what inspired her to explore Julian's story further and how it feels to have your book turned into a box office hit starring Julia Roberts.

R. J. will be in conversation with Lucy Vine. Lucy is a writer, editor and the bestselling author of novels, Hot Mess, What Fresh Hell and Are We Nearly There Yet?, with a fourth book due out summer 2020. Her books have been translated into ten languages around the world, with Hot Mess optioned for a TV series in America. She's also the host of the podcast and live event series, The Hot Mess Clubhouse, celebrating funny women. Her writing regularly appears in the likes of Grazia, Stylist, Heat, Fabulous, New, Now, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, The Daily Telegraph, The Sun and The Mirror.

Venue Information

93-97 Albion Street
United Kingdom
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About the Book

White Bird
White Bird

R J Palacio

Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date:1 Oct 2019