In your own words ...

Merstham Library are correlating lots of fun ideas for kids doing home-schooling and so I thought I’d help out with some writing prompts for 7 to 9 year olds. Here is a picture from one of my stories: Can you write how Lucy the Lightning bug is scaring off the toad and his gang with her super fast flying?

Q&A for Surrey Libraries

I was asked to answer some questions for the Merstham Library’s ‘Afternoon tea with’. As a writer, what is your favourite childhood book? Too many! The wonderful thing about being a parent is re-visiting your favourite books that you read as a child and also discovering new ones. I am just as excited on a trip to the library as my children (possibly more so). My parents tell me that, as a child, I loved books and would spend ages looking at all the details in the Richard Scarry Books. What was the first book that really moved you? I vividly remember reading ‘The Witches’ by Roald Dahl which is actually rather terrifying for a nine year old with a big imagination. I remember crying at the e

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