Popular children’s author, Cassandra Kelvin, visited Harpenden nursery youngsters during Children’s Book Week.

Cassandra read her book, The Wiggly Jiggly Worm, to children and parents from Riverbanks Nursery School in Lower Luton Road on Wednesday, July 2.

Claire Atkins, nursery manager, said: “It went really, really well.

“The children asked Cassandra lots of questions and had lots of fun. They really enjoyed book week.”

The children were also treated to a visit from celebrated illustrator David Boyle , also known as Aurelia Verdoux, who is well-known for illustrating the Splotz books and Theo books.

He joined the children for and reading and smelling his Scentsational story books, while also drawing cartoon characters.