ACCLAIMED author and illustrator Nick Sharratt is visiting Bromsgrove's Artrix Arts Centre later this month.

He will give a talk - organised by Bromsgrove literary group WORDS - on writing and illustrating for children on Tuesday, October 29 at 7.30pm.

Nick has illustrated nearly 260 books, working with authors such as Jacqueline Wilson, Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Kes Gray.

His books include You Choose, Shark in The Park and Pants.

A limited number of tickets are available, priced £15, from the Artrix Box Office on 01527 577330.

Alternatively, write to WORDS, Bringsty, Sandy Lane, Wildmoor, Bromsgrove, B61 0QU (make cheques payable to WORDS and include your postal and email address).