Keren David has been appointed ‘Patron of Reading’ at Highgate Wood School in Crouch End, Haringey.
The former journalist for the Independent will work with the schoolchildren over the next three years, encouraging them to read for pleasure as part of their education.If the name sounds familiar, then yes. She’s an author. Handy, eh?
The Year 9 students at the school will also be working on her first book, “When I Was Joe”, published in 2010.Fancy that!
“What you read when you are a teenager is very important. They will be able to talk about what they enjoy and why, as the books become part of you.”“And you’ll buy more of my books as a result. Whoops! Did I say that out loud?”