Book characters come to life in Barcombe

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CHILDREN and staff at Barcombe Primary School certainly entered into the spirit of World Book Day.

They celebrated the event by coming to school dressed as a character from their favourite book.

All the youngsters really made a special effort and looked and acted as their character for the whole day.

The school was also lucky enough to have a visit from fantasy author Jamie Thomson.

He talked about creating stories and characters, and read some of his new book, Dark Lord A Fiend in Need – the second book from the popular Dark Lord series.

Jamie grew up in Brighton where he met co-author Mark Smith at Brighton College. He is the author of numerous novels and ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ type gamebooks. His contributions to the genre include four major creator-owned series: Duelmaster, Falcon, and Way of the Tiger (all co-written with Mark Smith) and Fabled Lands (co-written with Dave Morris). He also co-wrote three books for the Fighting Fantasy series: Talisman of Death, Sword of the Samurai, and The Keep of the Lich Lord.