Jun 06, 2017, 09:54 AM

Children's TV icon Floella Benjamin is best known for presenting but she's now also an author, actress and a peer in the House of Lords!

This weekend, she was at the Hay Festival talking about her autobiography Coming to England which was first published 20 years ago.

Our reporter Kalpana Boodhoo's been speaking to Floella, and she began by asking why she thinks the book is still so popular with children today