My Top 5 Places to Read – Rebecca Westcott

Rebecca Westcott, author of new Children’s novel Dandelion Clocks lets us in on her favourite places to escape to with a good book…


1.In bed, with a cup of tea.

1. In bed, with a cup of tea.

Reading in the bath

2. In the bath – I hardly ever drop my book in the water.

Halfway up the stairs

3. Halfway up the stairs, looking through the window into the garden.


4. In a tent, with the rain lashing down outside.


5. Snuggled up next to a roaring fire (although I am a total fire-killer and if I’m in charge, then the fire will be less roaring and more spluttering).



Where’s your favourite place to read? Tell us in the comments below.


Read an extract from Dandelion Clocks by Rebecca Westcott


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