Nursery children's joy as author pays a visit

PUBLISHED: 12:00 13 January 2020

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7031. Picture: Terry Ife

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7031. Picture: Terry Ife

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Children from Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton came together to hear a local author read their favourite book.

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7030. Picture: Terry IfeLocal Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7030. Picture: Terry Ife

Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery, based at the Budleigh health and wellbeing hub, to read her book Naughty Bus.

Children from Carousel nurseries in Exmouth and Budleigh attended and were 'thoroughly' entertained by the author.

Sarka Andersonova, manager of Carousel, said: "Jan Oke is local to the Budleigh area and that is why it was a fantastic opportunity to welcome her with us and read one of our children's favourite books.

"Children and staff thoroughly enjoyed the experience, especially because Jan was randomly getting toys that are pictures in the book out of her bag and letting children hold them."

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7028. Picture: Terry IfeLocal Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7028. Picture: Terry Ife

Carousel moved into the hub in 2018 after leaving its previous home at St Peter's Primary School. It has since opened a second nursery at Exmouth Football Club.

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7027. Picture: Terry IfeLocal Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7027. Picture: Terry Ife

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7023. Picture: Terry IfeLocal Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7023. Picture: Terry Ife

Local Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7019. Picture: Terry IfeLocal Author Jan Oke visited Carousel Nursery in Budleigh. Ref exe 02 20TI 7019. Picture: Terry Ife

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