Andrea Beaty and David Roberts - The Questioneers

Andrea Beaty and David Roberts are the creative duo behind the Questioneers series featuring the young children in Miss Greer's class. Iggy Peck, Ada Twist, Rosie Revere and Sofia Valdez. Now they are joined by Aaron Slater, Illustrator.In this episode, Andrea and David talk about how they spark off each other's ideas and tell us more about the background to Aaron Slater.About Aaron Slater, IllustratorAaron Slater loves listening to stories and dreams of one day writing them himself. But when it comes to reading, the letters just look like squiggles to him, and it soon becomes clear he struggles more than his peers. When his teacher asks each child in the class to write a story, Aaron can't get a single word down.He is sure his dream of being a storyteller is out of reach . . .until inspiration strikes, and Aaron finds a way to spin a tale in a way that is uniquely his. 

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