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Ghost-hunter author visits Bulmershe

Ghouls and spectres beware! London's smallest (but best) psychic detection agency Lockwood & Co. comes to The Bulmershe School with a deliciously terrifying tale!

Date published: Wed 19 Oct 2016   Author:    Category: Academic   Share: Share on facebookShare on TwitterShare on MySpaceShare by Email

On Thursday 13th October, Jonathan Stroud, author of the Lockwood & Co series and the Bartimaeus sequence visited The Bulmershe School.

Jonathan’s series, Lockwood & Co, has been winning over readers and customers in their thousands and the series has been shortlisted for more than 20 awards, translated into 35 languages and sold over 6 million copies worldwide!

Attended by all of Year Seven and Eight and two of our local primary schools, Highwood and New Christchurch, Jonathan truly entertained and engaged staff and students alike. Talking about his new book The Creeping Shadow, Jonathan introduced the students to the tools of the ghost-hunting trade - magnesium flares, iron filings, chains, salt bombs and, of course, a thermos of tea!

After his talk, he took the time to take numerous questions from our students who were all keen to find out about what it takes to be an author! Then he kindly spent a lot of time with our students personally dedicating copies of his books to them.

The event was a great success and we are very grateful to Jonathan, Waterstones and his publishers, Authors Aloud UK, for the wonderful opportunity.

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