Today we were lucky to have a visit from published children’s author Billy Bob Button. He has written 13 books in 17 years and came to give a writing workshop to years 3/4. He gave us lots of top tips to improve our settings, plot and most importantly characters!
WINNER OF THE 2014 UK PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE
Billy Bob Buttons is a young talented author. On top of being a secondary school English teacher, he is also a pilot.
Born in the Viking city of York, he and his wife, Therese, a true Swedish girl from the IKEA county of Småland, now live in Stockholm and London. Their twin girls, Rebecca and Beatrix, and little boy, Albert, inspire Billy Bob every day to pick up a pen and work on his books.
When not writing, he enjoys tennis and playing ‘MONSTER!’ with his three children.
He is the author of the much loved, The Gullfoss Legends, Rubery Award finalist, Felicity Brady and the Wizard’s Bookshop, UK People Book Prize runner-up, TOR Assassin Hunter and TOR Wolf Rising.
I Think I Murdered Miss’ is his ninth children’s novel and recently won The UK People’s Book Prize.