Fishy fun as author stops by Hayling Island school

THERE was a fishy welcome for this writer as he paid a visit to a Hayling school.

Sunday, 4th March 2018, 7:03 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th March 2018, 8:04 pm
Author Mike Henson with pupils at Mill Rythe Infant School

Mike Henson, author of The Nut Stays Shut, stopped by Mill Rythe Infant School to celebrate World Book Day.

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The 37-year-old, of Hayling Island, was swamped by youngsters all dressed up as octopuses for the annual event.

As well as giving a whole school assembly, he also gave pupils tips on how to build and illustrate a story.

Charlotte Tigne, assistant head at the school, said: ‘The pupils loved it.’