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In The Spotlight Today: Pat Hobson!

How old are you and where are you from?

I am 49 and from the United Kingdom

Tell us more about your book!

Viscount Vulchico and the Junk Food Meeting is the first of six picture books for young children, which sees 12-year-old Viscount Vulchico or ViVi as he prefers to be called tell the animals about his quest in search of a way to save the kingdom of WhooHa from becoming very sick, because of eating too much of the human aliens’ junk food. Viscount Vulchico’s mission is to fight junk food eating, and to promote healthy eating by learning all about the main food groups. In the first book, Viscount Vulchico tells the animals about how he will embark on the journey to different parts of the world, where he will be taught all about the different food groups. He also introduces all the different characters that he will be with, and those who will help him on his quest.

You’re sharing an elevator with a big name publisher. Pitch your book using 20 words or less!

‘Viscount Vulchico and the Junk Food Meeting sees an unlikely animal character fight the deadly human aliens’ junk food.

What does your ideal writing space look like?

On a quiet resort out in the countryside or a quiet apartment by the seaside

If your book was turned into a movie, who would play your main characters?

Emma Watson as the voice of the main character Viscount Vulchico

Kiera Knightly as his mother

Tom Hiddleston as the father

Hugh Laurie as the butler

Julia Roberts as the American Professor

Will Smith as the professor from the Caribbean

Antonio Banderas as the Italian professor

Micky Rouke as the Russian professor

You’re stranded on an island, and only one character from any book can save you. Who are you picking?

Professor Desmond Parrotam

Besides being a writer, what else do you enjoy?

I’m also an Independent Nurse Consultant, Dementia and Adult Safeguarding Expert and have self-published a dementia book, which I have recently sold the publishing rights to a large international publisher. I also have an interest in healthy eating and sports/keeping fit and have recently launched a bespoke women sportswear online shop and also another online shop associated with the children healthy eating initiative. I love art and am very creative and make my own designs for the sportswear. I am also in the process of completing the remainder of the picture books, which will all be ready by the end of the year/ early January 2020.

Do you have any upcoming book promotions?

I am in the process of trying to organizing launch of the first book and all the associated merchandise have now been done relating to the animal character and promoting the healthy eating initiative.

Post your social media usernames!

My YouTube is being changed as the website where you can get this has changed.

Recent website started a few days ago:

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