A BEST selling children’s author visited pupils at Droitwich Spa High School.

Jonathan Stroud went to the Briar Mill school on Thursday, October 24 to spend time reading and talking with book-loving students.

During the day the author of The Screaming Staircase and the ‘Bartimaeus’ trilogy met with pupils from year eight and nine from both Droitwich Spa and six other high schools from across the region.

He is highly regarded as an author having sold more than six million books in 35 countries. His books were also available for purchase and signing during the visit.