Nicola Davies becomes BookTrust writer-in-residence

Nature writer Nicola Davies has been appointed BookTrust’s new writer-in-residence. Davies, who takes over the role from Nadia Shireen, will use her six-month residency to encourage children to explore the natural world around them. “I’m very happy to have been chosen to be a Writer in Residence for BookTrust - there are so many things I want to do over the next few months. I love nature, poems and pictures so there will be lots of focus on these,” said Davies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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