World Book Day 1st March 2012

February 29, 2012 at 11:05 pm 2 comments

Taken during a visit to Dubai92 radio station with Catboy and Geordie Bird last year

World Book Day has been celebrated since 1995 and I am pleased to be busy with some Wiltshire school visits to promote reading and hopefully inspire some creative writing via The Secret Society of Dragon Protectors books which I have co-written. Last week Urchfont Primary School; today St Edmunds, Calne and tomorrow Derry Hill Primary School. I enjoy the Key Stage 2 visits probably more than the actual writing….children at this age have boundless enthusiasm and many questions….I have become quite a dragon expert (with their help, and I defer to John MacPherson’s superior knowledge on the subject!) I have visited many schools on World Book Day over the years and one of the best scenes I have witnessed is a DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) where the whole school, pupils and teachers alike literally do that…even if they are on the sports field or playground.


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  • 1. Sophie mackinnon  |  March 1, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    Hi debi I’m Sophie I’m in saint Edmunds school in calne I just wanted to say that my mum bought me your first book a dragons tale after me telling her all about it I have tried to write my own story but it always goes wrong I really enjoyed meeting you and I am now a member on the dragon protector website I will try and find dragon hideouts as I’m going to newyork in a couple of months I hope you see this
    Love Sophie


    • 2. debievans  |  March 1, 2012 at 10:07 pm

      Hi Sophie I’m so glad you enjoyed my visit – don’t give up on your writing! I really enjoyed coming into your school yesterday. Great that you’re going to be a dragon protector! Have a wonderful time in New York and hope you find a dragon to protect.
      Best regards



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