Twelve Hampshire schools joined 120 Thornden pupils for her talk in Thornden Hall. She entertained them with anecdotes of her life and how she was inspired to write. Telling the enthralled audience of her previous careers in journalism and illustration.
The event was supported by P & G Wells Bookseller, who provided her books for sale. The response was so good that they said “this is phenomenal”. They sold out of several titles and had to take orders.