Rapper inspires during celebration of books

Students with author Beverley Naidoo

Students with author Beverley Naidoo

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School pupils celebrated World Book Day with a visit from authors and a rapper.

Debden Park High School welcomed MC Akala, Waltham Abbey-based writer Jean Fullerton and authors Beverley Naidoo, Sam Angus and John Brindley.

Sharon Palmer, Head of Literacy, said "We had a fantastic week. We are the only school I know who has held such a huge event with such big names and we are incredibly proud to have inspired our students with this special event."

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