Author Berlie Doherty signs in on celebration visit to Sheffield’s Silverdale School

Children’s author Berlie Doherty read excerpts from her latest novel for teenagers on a visit to a Sheffield school.

Thirty pupils from Silverdale School at Bents Green heard sections from The Company of Ghosts.

The event was part of celebrations for this year’s Sheffield Children’s Book Awards, for which Berlie has been shortlisted.

As well as signing copies of the book, Berlie spoke about her life and work as an author and the process of writing.