Butlins is joining World Book Day celebrations to give families the exclusive opportunity to meet children’s authors Holly Web and the Alien Invaders crew for special readings and super fun activity sessions. 

14th February 2012, 10.30am: Holly Web, author of the Animal Magic and Animal Stories series will be at Bognor Regis on 14th February to charm youngsters with a reading of Magic Molly: The Clever Little Kitten – a specially published book for World Book Day. Young fans will get the chance to quiz Holly on her inspiration behind the cute furry characters. 

15th February 2012, 11.30am: The power of the universe is coming to Butlins in Skegness on 15th February as the authors behind the Max Silver Alien Invaders series host an activity session that’s out of this world. The exhilarating event will be packed with readings, alien costumes, games and non-stop space fun. 

16th February 2012, 10.30: In a quest to show how magical reading can be, Butlins in Minehead is hosting a special morning of children’s activities and entertainment to bring the work of world-class author Roald Dahl to life. 

On 16th February, Butlins is joining World Book Day celebrations to captivate kids’ imaginations with swizfiggling stories and time-twiddling tales. The exhilarating event will be packed with readings and performances from Roald Dahl’s Dirty Beasts and Revolting Rhymes – fairytales with a fun twist. 

Hosted by The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, there will be plenty of opportunity for audience participation and hands-on fun. 

All sessions are FREE and book signings will also taking place. If you’re not already booked in to Butlins for half term, visit www.butlins.com.

Matt Rake, Head of Entertainment at Butlins, said: "Butlins is all about creating magical moments for families, so we’re thrilled to be joining forces with World Book Day to help let children’s imaginations run wild this half-term. With some inspirational authors on board, we look forward to getting children discovering the fun of reading." 

To help kick-start storytime this spring, Butlins has already distributed 180,000 World Book Day £1 Book Tokens to families across the UK, giving kids the chance to read for free.