We were delighted to welcome Tom Fletcher as a guest on the Podcast this week. We originally recorded this interview back in August when Mr P was on holiday. In the interview, we talk all about his new book and Tom's time in school. Tom Fletcher is a number one bestseller and one of the UK's most popular children's authors. The Christmasaurus was the biggest debut middle-grade novel of 2016 and was shortlisted for a British Book Award. Since then Tom has published several more chart-topping children's novels including The Creakers, The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch and the instant number one bestseller The Danger Gang.Tom also writes the incredibly successful Who's in Your Book? picture book series and is one half of the author duo behind The Dinosaur that Pooped picture book series too, which has sold over 1.5 million copies. For older readers, Tom co-authors the Eve of Man series with his wife Giovanna Fletcher. Tom's books have been translated into thirty-five languages and to date, he has sold over 5 million copies of his books around the world. His debut novel, The Christmasaurus is currently being developed by The Greatest Showman director Michael Gracey into an animated, feature-length movie with original songs written by Tom. As well as his career as an author, by the age of 21, Tom had penned 10 UK number 1 singles and is the founding member of the band McFLY. The Brit Award-winning band has sold over 10 million records worldwide and Tom has also written songs for other artists including One Direction, Busted and 5SOS. Our tour is underway, don't miss out and get your tickets here - CLICK HERE FOR DATES AND VENUES! Our book is out NOW: Put a Wet Paper Towel On It: The Weird and Wonderful World of Primary Schools here.Thank you to Moshi for sponsoring the episode, follow the link to get set up as a teacher for FREE - https://www.moshikids.com/moshi-for-schools-mrp/Also, check out Usborne's new book, 'What is Racism' here - https://usborne.com/gb/first-questions-and-answers-what-is-racism-9781474995795Make sure you share your questions/stories/nominations/confessions: forms.gle/sWCUVURZjtn6GeN16As always, please subscribe, rate and review.Join the Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/2mrpspodcast/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.