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Chris Riddell Praises Varndean Library 

BBC South East interview Chris Riddell and our librarian Mr Katz.

BBC South East interviewed the Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell about the importance of school libraries - in our very own Reading Room! Headteacher Mr Deighan, school Librarian Daniel Katz and a group of avid student library users all took part in the discussions, amidst a flurry of illustrations.


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Their business is to make readers and that's what they do.

Chris Riddell, speaking about librarians


Illustration created by Chris Riddell for a student
Illustration created by Chris Riddell for a student

Thank you to Mark Sanders and his team from the BBC, especially for all the insights and the full walk-through of the camera spec for our three entrepreneuring film students, Jonah, Isaac and Tom, who shadowed the team whilst they worked.