THE author behind the Jimmy Coates action and adventure series entertained a packed school of young people at Pershore High School.

Joe Craig, who has penned a number of novels, visited the school on Tuesday, February 4, to sign copies of his books for students.

The 32-year-old is best known for the Jimmy Coates series of books, which is described in several reviews as the Bourne Identity for kids.

As well as being an author he is also a songwriter and musician performing at various venues in London, and who has made a self-produced CD of his pop material.