VIDEO: Horror author Darren Shan enjoys Doncaster booksigning

Children’s horror and fantasy author Darren Shan turned shivers to smiles when he dropped into Doncaster to delight young fans.

The prolific Irish writer, who has penned a series of zombie and terror novels for youngsters and teenagers, paid a visit to Waterstone’s in the Frenchgate Centre to sign copies of his latest Zom-B book.

Author Darren Shan

Author Darren Shan

Scores of youngsters queued up to greet their hero - and he obliged many fans by carrying out his trademark “throttling” on them!