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After working for more than 15 years in travel publishing, writing for National Geographic Traveller, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Which Travel? and CNN, among others, and editing travel books, including for Bradt Travel Guides, Tom recently made the exciting move into children’s TV in the only logical way possible – writing for Series 3 of ‘Go Jetters’ (CBeebies). He is also the author of the voice of John Keats at Guy’s Hospital in London, part of the international Talking Statues project, bringing famous statues to life alongside other writers such as Anthony Horrowitz and Jeremy Paxman, and is currently developing his first theatrical play in conjunction with Sheffield Crucible. In previous years Tom has worked as Blog and Ebulletin Editor and Content Manager for CMC, and is pleased to be contributing again this year as a Guest Blogger.
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