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Gary Northfield

  • 5 stars across 33 books
Gary Northfield has been writing and drawing comics since 2002. His comic-strip Derek the Sheep famously appeared in The Beano. Gary has also created comics for National Geographic Kids magazine, The Phoenix, The Dandy, The DFC, Horrible Histories magazine, Horrible Science magazine and The Magical World of Roald Dahl. As well as the Julius Zebra books, Gary has published The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs! with Walker Books and Gary's Garden (nominated for the British Comics Awards) with David Fickling Books. One of Gary's favourite subjects is animals and their jolly lives, and he often wonders what they think about the world in which they live. 
5th October 2017

Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

The third title in Gary Northfield's exciting, action-packed and hysterically funny series brimming with entertaining Ro... MoreJulius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

(22 reviews) Review
7th March 2019

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks!

The fourth title in Gary Northfield's award-winning, action-packed and hysterically funny series brimming with entertain... MoreJulius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks!

(21 reviews) Review
7th April 2016

Julius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons!

From celebrated author and illustrator Gary Northfield comes the exciting, hilarious and action-packed second title in t... MoreJulius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons!

(12 reviews) Review
3rd August 2023

Leif the Unlucky Viking: Saga of the Shooting Star

An hilarious new illustrated chapter book series featuring the hapless adventures of Leif the Unlucky Viking wolf pup, f... MoreLeif the Unlucky Viking: Saga of the Shooting Star

(12 reviews) Review
5th March 2015

Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans!

Madagascar meets Gladiator in this hilarious, exciting and action-packed new illustrated chapter book series from celebr... MoreJulius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans!

(9 reviews) Review
1st September 2010

Bug Club Gold/2B Comic: Tasty Treats 6-pack

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world t... MoreBug Club Gold/2B Comic: Tasty Treats 6-pack

(1 review) Review
6th June 2019

Julius Zebra Joke Book Jamboree

The Champion of Rome returns, with the champion of all Joke Books!Brimming with brazenly bonkers and clever jokes, this ... MoreJulius Zebra Joke Book Jamboree

(1 review) Review
6th January 2022

Julius Zebra Quiz Book

The Champion of Rome returns, with a compendium of quiz questions!The Zebra-themed quiz book we have all been waiting fo... MoreJulius Zebra Quiz Book

(1 review) Review
7th August 2014

Gary's Garden

Ah bliss! Gary is chilling in his Garden. But wait!! Look CLOSER! Look what's happening right under Gary's NOSE...Grumpy... MoreGary's Garden

(0 reviews) Review
2nd May 2013

The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs!

Charming, hilarious and super-inventive comic strip adventures from Gary Northfield, creator of Derek the Sheep .... MoreThe Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs!

(0 reviews) Review
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