There are many things that I really enjoy about writing for children. One of the nicest of these is meeting my readers. For much of the time I sit in my room, creating worlds and characters, and so, an interaction with my readers is an opportunity to see what the world has to say about my stories.

Children are the best audience anyone could ask for. They listen with such intensity when I read to them from my books, laugh at all the right places, ask thought-provoking questions and are ready to engage me in fierce debates about things they feel passionately about.

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