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An interview with Benjamin Dean

School pupils interview author Benjamin Dean about his writing, inspiration and his brilliant LGBTQ+ book Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow

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Benjamin Dean is an author AND a celebrity journalist, so we thought it would be fun to turn the tables and interview him. Thanks to the pupils at Fetterangus and Hillside Schools for getting this exclusive scoop!

This video was originally made for Benjamin's Pride events in June, but it can be enjoyed at any time of year.

Extra resources

You can also watch a whole event with Benjamin Dean, and find lots of great resources and activities for exploring LGBTQ+ themes:

Look out for Benjamin's second book, The Secret Sunshine Project(this will open in a new window), which is being published 31 March 2022!

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Scottish Friendly Assurance has been sponsoring the tour for over 20 years(this will open in a new window). Through its support, The Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour reaches an average of 6,000 children every year in a vast range of communities, from rural schools with as few as 8 pupils to 2,000 seat theatres.Scottish Friendly Assurance is a progressive and modern financial services group, which has been around for over 150 years. It provides investors and families with a wide range of financial products.You can find out more about Scottish Friendly on their website(this will open in a new window).