Rob Jones i.e. World of Words (WOW) – the children’s literacy and well being programme has welcomed a lot of guests to its schools, including:

*The then Wales football Manager and Coach Chris Coleman and Kit Symons
*Lady Susan Inkin, Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards and Marjorie Page of the English Speaking Union
*Welsh Assembly AM and Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood
*The poet Mike Church
*PC and children’s author Sarah Phelps
*Car mechanic and photographer Tony Smith
*Magistrate and writer Lynne Tippett
*The Dog’s Trust
*A soldier
*Police officers

and, the latest visitor was author was Mark Dorey of Pontypridd. Mark has been writing for over twenty years through various professions including a University lecturer, Life and Business coach, IT Manager and an engineer. Mark performs regularly at poetry and spoken word events all over Wales with National Theatre Wales. However, on this occasion Mark entertained children with his stories that are available via

Tomser Cat Books is an independent publisher set up in 2013 by Mark and his wife Liz because they love to tell stories. Their beautifully illustrated stories not only take the reader on a journey but also give them memorable images that they will want to come back to time after time. The World of Words kids revelled in the experience and Mark has returned to Ton Pentre Juniors already to do a post presentation book signing.

World of Words is a non profit, self fundraising organisation that has helped over 2500 RCT youngsters across 19 schools. If you can help WOW please get in touch via an email to or call 079081 633361.