It was World Book Day in the middle of Snow Week, which added to the complications for many authors of getting around the country to lots of schools! I was lucky only to have one visit postponed due to the weather, but it was hit and miss on a couple of days!
Many thanks to the fab schools who hosted me over the past couple of weeks: Shakespeare Primary School in Plymouth, Didcot Girls’ School, Edward Feild Primary School, Farnborough Hill, Kings Norton Girls’ School, Brooke Weston Academy, Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College, and City of London School for Girls. Below is a small handful of visual memories from my visits…
I’ve had some lovely feedback from the schools involved:
“It was a pleasure to meet you and I can honestly say that you provided the best author visit since I have been at [this school]” Librarian
And some very nice compliments from students at CJMLC:
I really loved having the opportunity to see a famous author, it was so interesting hearing about her past and her journey to becoming an author. I feel really honoured that she read out my story, and she liked it, a lot.
I really enjoyed listening to Jo’s presentation. You could just tell she was so passionate about her writing. I am definitely going to buy a couple of her books today.
Today we met an author called Jo. She was very friendly and energetic and it was so fun meeting her. I felt so pleased when she read out my work with such drama. Jo also gave us a signed postcard which I will treasure.
After my creative writing workshop I feel really inspired to write short stories. Jo made writing seems fun and enjoyable.
And finally…a kind stranger sent me this photo of the Turkish edition of A Library of Lemons! Doesn’t it look awesome!