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Korky Paul

  • 5 stars across 15 books
    Korky Paul Biography
    Korky Paul is an award-winning illustrator of many children's books including Winnie the Witch, The Fish Who Could Wish and The Wonky Donkey.

    Korky Paul (real name: Hamish Vigne Christie Paul) was born in Zimbabwe in 1951 and started scribbling cartoons from an early age. He attended the Durban School of Art before working at an advertising agency. In 1976 he left for Greece where he illustrated his first children's books which were aimed at educating Greek children to speak "the Queen's English". He then worked in London and LA before his first pop-up book The Crocodile and the Dumper Truck was published in 1980. His book Winnie the Witch won the Children's Book Award in 1987 and has been published in 10 languages. 

    Korky now lives in Oxford with his family.

    Our favourite Korky Paul Book Characters
    Winnie the Witch - from Winnie and Wilbur: Whizz Bang Winnie
    Doofus - from Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants
    3rd September 2009

    The Rascally Cake

    The ghastly Mr Skumskins O'Parsley's favourite dishes include wormcast butties, squashed tadpoles on toast and bogey bur... More

    (1 review)
    29th June 1995

    Winnie the Witch: Storybook (with Activity Booklet)

    An activity book for young learners of English based on the popular children's book, Winnie the W... More

    (1 review)
    3rd May 2012

    Totally Winnie! 3-in-1

    Winnie the Witch is an accident waiting to happen! Here's just a taster of the twelve stories in this book: in 'Winnie's... More

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    3rd July 2006

    Mr Crookodile: Blue Banana

    A comic caper that will have you laughing all the way to the bank from John Bush and Korky Paul for Egmont's Blue Bana... More

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