A Dorset author will be talking about her book's message of empathy and kindness at an upcoming talk.

Hilary Warren of Langton Herring will talk about her children's book Hide and Sleep at Dorchester Library and Learning Centre on Saturday, May 20 from 11am to midday.

Find out about the illustrations she did herself, the message of empathy and kindness, and why she's donating some of the proceeds to the people of Ukraine.

Hide and Sleep features a sleepy guest and a funny cat and there is a message of empathy, kindness and understanding.

Booking is available via the website www.eventbrite.co.uk, search for 'Hilary Warren'.

For more information phone 01305 224440.