Author inspires Buxton pupils to build on their love of reading

Author Curtis Jobling meets young fans at St Thomas More School, Jacob Whelpton, Imogen Porter and Ben Cooper
Author Curtis Jobling meets young fans at St Thomas More School, Jacob Whelpton, Imogen Porter and Ben Cooper

Curtis Jobling, designer of the BAFTA-winning BBC show Bob The Builder, gave an inspiring talk to pupils at St Thomas More School in Buxton during a week-long celebration of reading.

The author spoke of his early years in TV, animation and graphic illustration, and about his series of top-selling novels.

The visit concluded with a creative writing workshop for year eight pupils and a book signing.