Wednesday 14 June 2017

Author Visits: Coombe Hill Junior School

I'd like to say a very big thank you to Mark Clutterbuck and all the brilliant students and staff I met when I visited Coombe Hill Junior School last month!

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!

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