Author of the Year: Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman is a British author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels and non-fiction. He has won many awards for his writing. He became a writer because he loved reading so much. Some of his favourite reads have been ‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ and ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. His early writing career was as a journalist. Fascinating fact: he always writes his first draft of a new novel in fountain pen!
You should be reading for 20 minutes a day at least 5 days a week. This can be alone or with an adult.