Thursday 2nd March
KS3-5 / S1-6
In this World Book Day broadcast, we heard from Author Kit de Waal who was born in Birmingham to an Irish mother, who was a childminder and foster carer, and a Caribbean father. Her writing has received numerous awards including the Bridport Flash Fiction Prize 2014 and 2015 and the SI Leeds Literary Reader’s Choice Prize 2014 and the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year. MY NAME IS LEON, her first novel was published in 2016 and shortlisted for the Costa Book Award.