A TOWN group that brings children's authors to Bromsgrove is holding its next meeting this month.

LittleWORDS, a committee of the popular WORDS group which promotes interest in the written and spoken word, is holding the meeting this Saturday, June 7.

Korky Paul, illustrator of several successful books including the Winnie the Witch series - winner of the Children's Book Award - is appearing at the group's event at 2pm on Saturday, June 7.

The committee are promising a very entertaining speaker and illustrator.

Rachel Dunkley Jones, littleWORDS committee member, said: "LittleWORDS is very grateful for the support of Councillor Anthony Blagg of Worcester County Council, who has given us a £500 grant towards this and our next event, which will be in October."

The event, being held in the studio at the Artrix in School Drive, will be interactive and aimed at children aged four to 11.

Tickets cost £6 for adults, £4 a children, available from the Artrix or Dympna Moore on 0121 445 3485