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Simon Farnaby

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Simon Farnaby has written and starred in some of the UK's best-loved family TV such as Horrible Histories, and Ghosts, and films such as Paddington and Paddington 2.

    The Wizard in My Shed was his first children's book. When not writing or acting, Simon is a keen amateur wizard and can often be found in his garden (unsuccessfully) conjuring vegetable spells.

    Claire is an illustrator, writer and designer who lives and works in London. She has spent several years as a design director in the world of channel rebranding working for clients such as Nickelodeon, BBC Three, CBBC and BBC One. Claire has a tendency towards humour and bright, bold use of colour and she loves creating strong typographical layouts to help tell a story.


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    29th April 2021

    The Wizard In My Shed: The Misadventures of Merdyn the Wild

    Merdyn the Wild is from the Dark Ages. He's the world's greatest Warlock ( don't call him a wizard), banished to ... More

    (25 reviews)
    14th October 2021

    The Warrior in My Wardrobe: More Misadventures with Merdyn the Wild!

    Merdyn is the greatest wizard of the Dark Ages. Obviously. Rose is his 21st-century descendent. Lucky her. And V... More

    (11 reviews)
    17th February 2022

    The Wizard and Me: More Misadventures of Bubbles the Guinea Pig: World Book Day 2022

    In an exclusive for World Book Day, Bubbles the guinea pig shares his thoughts about wizards, magical adventures, hi... More

    (5 reviews)
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