You can learn how to draw from award winning illustrators, have a book signed by the author and make your own teddy bear at the South London Gallery Children’s Book Fair, writes Hannah Kanik…

The two-day fair will feature some of the best children’s book publishers, writers and illustrators in the UK. They will offer exhibits, workshops and events throughout the weekend.

There will be workshops on crafts and storytelling led by the artists and authors themselves. Kids can explore the world of reading and drawing with the leaders of the industry.

There will be exhibits from Camberwell College BA Illustration, Cicada Books, Dinosaur Books, Flying Eye Books, Laurence King, Thames & Hudson, and many others.

Admission is free and for a full list of the programmes check out their website.

Where: 65 – 67 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH

When: 17 – 18 November, 10am to 6pm

Price: Free admission

www.southlondongallery.org