The Surrey Libraries’ Festival for Children is back, bigger and better than ever and families can look forward to seven fun-filled weeks of exciting activities in libraries across Surrey, starting 24 May until 12 JulyFamous authors and illustrators including Fizzlebert Stump author A F Harrold and Beano comic artist Kev F Sutherland  are amongst a host of people lined up to appear.Over 40 activities including Manga, comic art workshops, performance poetry, stop-frame animation, author visits and drumming workshops will entertain children up to 12.Children can make a stop-frame animation to view on screen with Jellytree productions and create their own stories from beginning to end with Celebrate My Library, a project that helps us to put our libraries at the heart of every community.They can grab the chance to draw with Beano and Dr Who Adventures writer and illustrator Kev F Sutherland; write poems with Martin Daws, Young People’s Laureate for Wales and create comic stories with Mo-Bot-High author Neill Cameron. Jane Lawes will talk about her ‘Gymstars’ series and props from Snow White, The Huntsman, Batman and other fabulous films will be on show. Younger children can party with Pebble the Penguin and join in with multi-lingual rhymetimes and multi-sensory storytimes.So, if you’re looking for exciting things to keep the children occupied during spring half term and into the summer, make sure you book your festival tickets right away.  To book and to discover what’s on and where, see, visit any Surrey library or call 01483 543599.The fun of the festival will also be shared on Twitter: #OffThePageFest and Facebook: The Surrey Online Library.