Book Week

And there was me thinking what a cushy doss of a job being a writer was. It started gently enough on Wednesday with a visit to my sister’s school in Hackney.  I’ve visited these kids before and they’re brilliant: lively, enthusiastic and bursting with questions.  This time I was talking to year 5 and 6…

Vampire Babies

Here’s me chatting to the year 4 and 5 kids of the Hackney primary school I visited on Wednesday. They were a savvy bunch, and many more of them than usual survived the cull in my Victorian ‘It’s a Knockout’ game.  Several of them even chose the right Victorian career (pure collector*) that meant they…