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Bring a flavour of The Big Malarkey Festival, Hull’s first Children’s Literature Festival, into your classroom, with these four amazing workshops and accompanying resources (available to download below) created by specialist children’s publishing company Anorak (who also produce Hello Hull).

Build a comic, invent the end of a story, write a front page headline and create a Hull-inspired pop up scene. Turn your classroom into your own ‘Malarkey Park’ – a world of stories, books, comics, rhyme, and cats in hats.

Workshop 1 – Big Hull Comic

An A3 comic template featuring words and characters for students to build their own comic.

– Big Hull Comic Template

– Big Hull Comic Pictures

Workshop 2 – What Happens Next

Two A3 worksheets for students to invent the end of a story, either drawing or writing or a combination of both.

– What Happens Next Template 1

– What Happens Next Template 2

Workshop 3 – Hull Times

An A3 newspaper front page template and word prompts for students to create their own newspaper.

– Hull Times Template

– Hull Times Words

– Hull Times Pictures

Workshop 4 – Legends

Sheets of cards for children to cut out and stick on to create a HULL inspired pop-up scene.

Hull Legends Cutouts

Don’t forget to share your work on Digitull.