This October 2022

Junior Elthamread

Junior Elthamread
Junior Elthamread

available at eltham library

The 2022 Junior Elthamread


Junior Elthamread Events

Tom Mitchell

Fun Author Session: Tom Mitchell

Meet the author of Escape from Camp Boring, When Things Went Wild and How to Rob a Bank.  Free.

Wednesday 26 October at 11am

at Eltham Library


Tom Mitchell

Tom Mitchell

Find out a little bit more about this year’s Junior Elthamread author. Wendy Moore interviews Tom especially for SEnine Magazine.


still available at eltham library

Last Year’s Junior Elthamread Choice

This Wonderful Thing

This Wonderful Thing

published by HarperCollins.

Adam Baron

Adam Baron

Author of the first Junior Elthamread

Sidcup High Street 1950

The Inspiration

Adam’s books deal with some difficult issues – mental health, family break-up and grief.


Latest News

Elthamread 2022 announced

Elthamread 2022 announced

Costa Book of the Year prize winner Hannah Lowe will be the guest for the 2022 Elthamread festival organised by Eltham Library and sponsored by SEnine magazine. Hannah’s book of poems, The Kids, was inspired by her time working in a London suburban sixth form college...

New Junior Elthamread launched for 2021

New Junior Elthamread launched for 2021

This year, for the first time, Elthamread is accompanied by a ‘Junior Elthamread’. For Junior Elthamread, the chosen book is This Wonderful Thing, a humorous and sensitive story for nine to 12-year-olds, by Adam Baron, who lives in Greenwich. Adam will be running...

Elthamread 2021 announced

Elthamread 2021 announced

A best-selling page-turner by local author Clare Chambers has been chosen as the book for this year’s Elthamread.   Clare’s book, Small Pleasures, which mixes a wide range of themes, is set in 1950s South East London and Sidcup, and has captured the book-reading...


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