Updated: Apr 22, 2022
A colleague when I worked at The Children's Channel, and a children's author, poet, presenter, political columnist, broadcaster and activist who has written 140 books. He served as Children's Laureate from 2007 to 2009.
His latest book describes his recent very scary experiences.
Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS, is an account of his experience being hospitalised with COVID-19 in 2021,