Michael Morpugo meets a fan
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Morpurgo meets boy who inspired book

14 October 2015 Last updated at 06:47 BST

If you're a big fan of books you might have dreamed of being the lead character in a best selling story.

But for one school boy that dream has actually come true.

Nine-year-old Billy hit the headlines after cheekily asking War Horse author Michael Morpurgo to name a character after him at a book signing.

Now Newsround has reunited Billy and Michael to talk about the release of the finished book at a mysterious location.