ACE are proud to present the 7th St Ives Book jam on Saturday 8th June at St Ives Corn Exchange. Amongst the many exciting workshop presenters are Matty Long and Elys Dolan.

Matty is an author and illustrator of picture books and children’s fiction, graduated from the Children’s Book Illustration MA Course at the Cambridge School of Art in 2011. His first book, Super Happy Magic Forest won the Cambridgeshire Libraries’ Read It Again! award in 2016. He likes to make books full of humour and with lots of detail to keep readers hooked on every page. He is excited to be a part of Book Jam again; a fantastic event that allows children to celebrate literature.

Elys Dolan is an author and illustrator of books for children. Elys makes books about everything from seagull detectives, capitalist bunny rabbits, weasels plotting world domination to german goats and marauding doughnuts.

Along with her work as an author and illustrator Elys is a lecturer on the world renowned MA in Children’s Book Illustration course at The Cambridge School of Art.
For more details of the day and the workshops go to our website –