On Thursday 7 March, Head of English and now published author, Tom Mitchell signed copies of his debut novel, ‘How to Rob a Bank’ for students in the Old Library.

The book was released on World Book Day, staff and students are the first in the country to get a signed copy. ‘How to Rob a Bank’ is the first in a two-book deal that Tom has secured with HarperCollins UK and is proving to be a big hit internationally with publishing rights to the book already secured for publication in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and the US.

For any other avid readers of young adult fiction who want to get a signed copy of the book, Tom will be doing a tour of local schools and bookshops: