London Transport Museum – Children’s book Signing


Win London Map Colouring Books

&  The Classic Tour free tickets!


Sat December 17, Sat 12-3pm
Meet Francesca Lombardo, the author of the newly launched children’s book series Beatrice and the London Bus on a one-to-one 5-10 minutes session with her: she will talk about how to use imagination to write stories, about what inspired the creation of the book series and the fictional characters and of course, about Beatrice’s dreams and adventures about town with her bus friend. You will also have a chance to take part to the day competition and win a spin off Beatrice and the London Bus’ London Map or the book series spin off colouring book: The London Map Colouring Book! Wrap up this exciting experience with a visit to the London Transport Museum! Free entry for KIDS.
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THE EVENT is FREE but to confirm attendance and to book a one-to-one 5-10 minutes chat with the author slot send an email to

About the book series


Nine-year-old Beatrice has a dream: she wants to become a bus driver but also turn a model of a Routemaster Bus into a real talking London Bus only special people can hear. Together, they’ ll travel around the city, discover its most hidden secrets and meet its very mysterious inhabitants. What if you could turn a Routemaster model bus into a real talking London Bus and become best pals? Drive the talking Routemaster Bus and together discover London’s most hidden secrets, find out everything about the city’s most intriguing tricks and traps, and meet all its mysterious inhabitants? 

Beatrice and the London Bus book 2 is out!

Beatrice and the London Bus

The Secrets of London -Volume 2 is


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Beatrice has a secret – many actually – and she keeps them all to herself, apart from sharing them with her best friend forever Mark, of course. What are these secrets? THE SECRETS OF LONDON. Every Sunday Beatrice embarks on a new crazy adventure with her friend Routemaster Bus 168 via Waterloo and discovers a city she has never imagined existed. She is captured by sloppy secrets spies and helps a mysterious talking telephone box resolve her secret problem. She meets the Mayor of London who has TWO BIG SECRETS of his own, plus he plans to get rid of the old London Bus. But if she can figure out how to help him, he might spare her friend from the scrap heap! She discovers the secret of making money in the City where she meets a charming Captain on a secret marshmallowing mission. She goes on a mega shopping spree at Parrots Store where she gets into serious trouble, making the London Bus terribly worried. But that’s not all. She finds out about the secrets of Hampton Court, King Henry VIII’s old summer residence. London is not the city everyone thinks it is ….