Sizewell B technician realises his dream to become a published author
The Suffolk pupils gathered at the Sizewell B visitor centre to hear the story of Montgomery frog and his friend Tiberius toad which was read to them by the author. The children listened with interest whilst sat on a lillypad shaped carpet for story time.
Julian held a long running passion for writing stories which began at school. He went on to pursue a successful career in engineering but still carried on writing in his spare time. This year, with the encouragement of his colleagues at Sizewell B, Julian published his first book in a series about the adventures of a frog called Montgomery and his friend Tiberius toad.
This first book, Montgomery Frog’s fierce fish adventure, is aimed at 5-9year olds and was dreamt up when Julian was fishing about in his pond for a lost key to his garage!
Miss Lau from Coldfair Green Community Primary School said: “It is not often the children get to hear a story told by the author so this was a really exciting experience for them.”
Julian said: “It was great to see the children’s response to the characters in my book and as a special thank you I am going to let them design a character for a future issue.”
Montgomery Frog is published by Leiston Press and on sale in bookshops in Beccles, Cromer and Holt and is also available on line from Amazon.
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