It was an absolute pleasure to talk to Years 6, 5, 4 and 3 about following your dreams, and about how reading can help you achieve your ambitions. I told them how I came to write books like Varjak Paw and Phoenix. They told me some truly inspiring dreams and ambitions of their own, and I was delighted to find they were hugely enthusiastic readers and writers!
It was also a pleasure to sign books for everyone after the event in the wonderful school library – and then to be asked to draw a picture or write a message on the library walls! I'm not very good at drawing, so this is what I wrote:
If anyone from Coombe Hill would like to ask any questions, or to say anything about the visit or my books, just leave me a comment below!