Friday, 22 January 2016

Patron of Reading

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 books.

Where do I sign up? I thought. Buzzing about books is my all-time favourite thing. I read on.