I'd heard of the Patron of Reading scheme before. Some writer friends had mentioned it and it sounded like a great idea so I had a look on their website to find out more.
A Patron of Reading (PoR), it said, is a school's special,
designated children's author with whom the school forms a personal attachment [ . . . ] to bring an exciting dimension to the school’s quest to create a buzz about
Where do I sign up? I thought. Buzzing about books is my all-time favourite thing. I read on.