Armed with my magical suitcase 'Paddington' and my better half Jon, we've had a great time reading stories, solving mysteries, doing some magic and drawing with over 550 school kids.
Discover Children's Story Centre
|Did I mention that Jon also doubles up as a magician? He's very handy .|
|Teaching everyone to draw Houdini.|
Southborough Primary School
Huge congratulations to Illustrated Books winner Lizzy Stewart, Older Fiction Winner Patrice Lawrence and overall winner Kiran Millwood Hargrave. And thanks to Waterstones for such a great evening.
|Showing some character sketches to some seriously well behaved children.|
Stillness Infant School
|More drawing and a mic because I'm quiet as a mouse.|
Thank you so much to all the school staff and children, we had such a great time.
The Waterstones Children's Book Prize
|The shortlisted authors and illustrators with children's laureate Chris Riddell.|
Meeting Matt Roberston, Francesca Sanna and Fabi Santiago. If you combine all four of us we have 20/20 vision!
|Proof I was there.|
Now, back to book three...