Bloom in Barnes!
Barnes Children’s Literature Festival: What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Ben Faulks: A space man.
BCLF: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
BF: Go to work on an egg.
BCLF: And the worst?
BF: Those that ask, don’t get.
BCLF: My favourite word is…
BCLF: My greatest fear is…
BF: The power of social media.
BCLF: My hidden talent is…
BF: Being an egg chef.
BCLF: Favourite book as a child?
BF: ‘In the Night Kitchen’ by Maurice Sendak.
BCLF: Who is your favourite literary villain?
BF: Randall Flagg (the character from the Stephen King books).
BCLF: Tell us a joke…
BF: What is brown and sticky? A stick (Ka Boom Ching!)