LOCAL MP Michael Tomlinson read children a story when he visited Tops Days Nurseries in Wareham during National Storytelling Week.
The MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole read Monkey Puzzle to youngsters who attend the nursery in Carey Road.
Mr Tomlinson also discussed the importance of the early years sector and the issues it faces with Tops Day Nurseries director Harriet Pacey.
He said: “I was delighted to visit Tops Day Nursery in Wareham to read a story for National Storytelling Week.
“The early years sector is vital for families, especially those in work, and it was good to hear about the sector locally and nationally and how it is working here in Dorset.”