International Day of the Girl at Loreto Beaufort

Today, 11th October, the first ever International Day of the Girl and the focus this year is on child marriage. I got to spend some of the day with Loreto Beaufort in Dublin with 100 First Years. What a treat that was. They were interested, asked loads of questions and were, one and all, perfectly charming and courteous.

A big thank you to the librarian Joan for organising this and I look forward to getting feedback from some of the girls who have read the book. It seems like a great school – in this week alone they have a focus on D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) time, on Harry Potter and the Loreto School in Rumbek Sudan. 

First class of graduates at Rumbek

5 responses to “International Day of the Girl at Loreto Beaufort

  1. Pingback: Library Author Visits Sept 2012 – Loreto Beaufort

  2. Paula, you’re a God send, not just a writer, but a service provider and teacher. Way to go.

  3. hi paula I am from loreto beafort 1st year and i really really enjoyed your visit to our school. I read your book and am now reading it for a second time. After your visit i also cant wait till the sequel !! just wanted to say thank you for every thing you taught us 🙂

    • Thank you Lara, and thanks for visiting the site. I am delighted you enjoyed it first time round and hope you do the second time. I will let you know nearer the time about the release date of the sequel. I enjoyed my visit to Loreto as well as all the questions.

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