MARCH Character of the Month
Name: Clovis King / Jimmy Bates
Book: Journey to the River Sea
Creator: Eva Ibbotson
Personality: Jimmy Bates (Clovis King is his stage name) is an actor who plays for a group that is nearly bankrupt. who met Maia - the main character of Journey to the River Sea - on a sea voyage. He is dreadfully homesick and distraught to think that if his voice breaks, he might get kicked out of the company with nowhere to go. He is not adventurous or very brave but he is a great friend, loyal and hardworking.