Story-telling and workshop treat

13:30 20 January 2014

Children from Ottery Primary School visited the Donkey Sanctuary where children

Children from Ottery Primary School visited the Donkey Sanctuary where children's author, Rachel Bright, told them a story and held a workshop session. Picture by Alex Walton Ref sho 2683-03-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Pupils from Ottery St Mary Primary School were treated to a story-telling and workshop session with children’s author Rachel Bright when they visited Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary.

The event was held to showcase Rachel’s latest book, Walter and the No-Need-to-Worry Suit, which has been shortlisted for the Red House Children’s Book Award, which is voted for by youngsters. Rachel taught the children to draw Walter, a loveable donkey and the main character of the book. “I’ve done loads of events but this was possibly one of the most unusual venues,” said Rachel.

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