Award-winning children’s author  Michelle Paver is visiting The King’s School on Friday, 28 March.

She will talk to Year 5, 6, and 7 pupils about her new novel, The Burning Shadow.

Following the talk, Michelle will be doing a book signing from 10.30-11.30am.

Born in Malawi in 1960, Michelle is the author of the successful children’s series, The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, the final book of which won the 2010 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.

The Burning Shadow is the second book in the story of Hylas and Pirra, which tells of their adventures in Akea and beyond, and of their fight to vanquish the Crows.

The next book in the series will be published in the autumn.