I love it when nice people do good things. Nothing makes me happier. So when I saw that several of my very favourite children’s writers are backing the latest campaign from Save the Children, it put a huge smile on my face.
More than 25 children’s writers and illustrators, including David Walliams, Oliver Jeffers, Michael Morpugo and Philip Pullman have come together to warn of a global literacy crisis, ahead of the G8 nutrition summit on June 8th.
‘Eh?’ I can hear you saying. ‘What have literacy and nutrition got to do with each other?’
Well the answer to that is ‘quite a lot, actually’. Continue reading