To kick off 2018 award-winning author and illustrator John Fardell visited schools in Northern Ireland between 22nd and 26th January.
John showed pupils the imaginative process behind his picture and illustrated children's books that will give the pupils loads of ideas for using words and illustration to create their own picture books or novels.
Quick fire questions
Quick fire questions with John Fardell. Filmed at the National Trust Rowallane Gardens in Northern Ireland.