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Stephen George

David Conway

http://www.davidconwaychildrensbooks.c
      o.uk/

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Q: What were you like at school?

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I always tried hard and wanted to do well.

Q: What did you want to be when you were a child?

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A super hero with special powers.

Q: What is your favourite word?

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Iíve always liked the word serendipity and its meaning.

Q: When did you last have a really good laugh?

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On holiday with my family.

Q: Whatís your favourite food?

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Iíve always loved Italian food. And I have a sweet tooth. In fact, I'll try anything, I love my food.

Q: What do you day dream about?

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Living in the middle of the countryside, surrounded by beautiful scenery and growing vegetables with some chickens scratching around.

Q: What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?

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Any profession that would allow me to be creative.

Q: Do you feel younger or older than your current age?

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I always feel younger than my age because I never really grew up.

Q: If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be?

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Roger McGough because I love his poetry and he inspired me.

Q: What quality do you most admire in a person?

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Kindness.

Q: What is the most interesting place you have ever visited?

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India.

Q: Was there a specific moment in your life when you decide to become a writer?

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On the train home one afternoon I started shaping a story in my mind that went on to become my first picture book - Lila and the Secret of Rain.

Q: Where do you do your writing?

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In my shed or at the kitchen table.

Q: What was your favourite book as a child?

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The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton

Q: What book do you wish you had written?

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As a picture book author Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin. More generally, Summer with Monika by Roger McGough.

Q: What advice would you give to aspiring authors?

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Keep at it and never give up.

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