Follow the Meridian Line to West Africa
From the aptly named Meridian Primary School, Cambridgeshire, you can trace the longitudinal line across the world that links Europe to West Africa, where The Wedding Week is set.
The picture book's author Chimaechi Allan shared at a special assembly how books are made, and the multiple skills and talents the children have that they could use in writing and publishing. (Imagine getting paid for daydreaming, or being good at spelling!)
The eagle eyed children spot the difference between a first draft pencil rough by illustrator Amber Cooper-Davies, and her final artwork. It's good to know that it's not only children who have to make corrections on their work!
To close this event, the refurbished school library was officially opened! The next time they sit alone with a book, these children will know how many people worked together to bring it to them.