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Steven Butler

  1. 1. Our visit to see an author...
  2. 2. An introduction to Steven Butler  This is Steven Butler As well as an author he is an actor, dancer and trained circus performer  As a child, he hated books and reading  It was growing up in his family home, and through playing tricks with his sister, that he discovered how brilliant and exciting books can be  Steven has written 7 books, 5 he has had published!
  3. 3. The life of Steven Butler Steven’s primary school head teacher was none other than the fantastically funny... Jeremy Strong! A rock and roll head teacher just like our very own Mr Shepherd! One of Steven’s favourite authors is Roald Dahl.  His favourite books and inspiration come from Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’ and ‘The BFG’  The first book Steven ever read was ‘Matilda’...it took him a whole year to read it!  The Twits
  4. 4. Dennis the Menace This is Steven’s first Dennis the Menace book, it is already in the shops The next book in the series is due out in May, the third in August Each book is a diary of one whole term in school Steven has also written a series of books called ‘The Wrong Pong’ about trolls
  5. 5. And now for our challenge! Each class has a section from Steven Butler’s ‘Diary of Dennis the Menace’ Back in your class we would like you to put yourselves in Dennis’ shoes and write a diary entry...you know the sorts of things that Dennis gets up to! We would like to give a prize to the winning challenge so, have fun and get writing! World Book Day Challenge

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