Arvon at Home: Children and Young People’s Reading with Hiba Noor Khan

Arvon at Home: Children and Young People’s Reading with Hiba Noor Khan

One Home: Stories of Young Climate Activists
  • Black and white headshot of Hiba Noor Khan
    Hiba Noor Khan
Date Tuesday February 14th 2023, 10:00 GMT
Location Online

One Home

(recommended age: 8-12)

There are poems in the trees, secrets in the sea and songs in the breezes, but over the centuries most humans have forgotten how to hear them.’ – One Home 

 Join author Hiba Noor Khan to explore the lush Ecuadorian Amazon jungle and the spectacular snowy Arctic circle through the pages of her book, One Home. Every person has a right to live on our planet, a right to call somewhere on this earth their home.  

Featuring real life stories of young inspiring climate activists, One Home is a glorious journey across our precious world, visiting 18 different countries and ecosystems. From South Africa to Indonesia, Ukraine to Congo, the book takes readers on an adventure to meet the heroes who are fighting for the protection of Earth, and provides tips and challenges to join the struggle.  

In this session Hiba will read from the book and consider our sacred connection to the natural world. Drawing on the wisdom of traditional Japanese culture, Hiba will invite you to come up with your own micro-season and natural ‘sit-spot’.  

This event is part of the Gaia Creates programme, a month-long series of collaborative events & initiatives developed and facilitated by members of the Exeter UNESCO City of Literature Partnership Network, to celebrate Exeter Cathedral hosting Luke Jerram’s Gaia. 

Arvon at Home Readings for Children and Young People are a chance to connect with published writers from the comfort of your home or classroom. Hear authors read from their books, talk about what its like to be a writer and get the chance to ask your questions and hear them answered live during the event. And the best part? They’re completely free!

The event will be delivered via Zoom and will last 50 minutes. The event is completely secure, and participants will not be able to see, hear or chat to one another. Participants will be able to communicate with the author via the chat and Q&A box, both of which are monitored closely by Arvon. You will need to have a computer or smart device and a reliable internet connection in order to participate. This event will be live and will be recorded. The recording will be saved in the cloud and made available to those with confirmed advance bookings for a period of two weeks only. It will not be downloadable.

If you have any questions about this or other workshops for children and young people please contact Sophie Lloyd-Catchpole on

Online: Free

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