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Author & Illustrator Academy: Expert Dino-spotting 

Author & Illustrator Academy: Expert Dino-spotting 

Expert Dino-spotting 

Pencils at the ready! Jonny Duddle takes you back millions of years to go dino-spotting! Learn all about how Jonny’s love of drawing has inspired his books, including his Gigantosaur series. Drawing can be a way to bring your imagination to life – find out how Jonny does it here.

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Jonny Duddle

Jonny Duddle overheard the story of his first book, The Pirate Cruncher, while sailing on a square-rigger. Since then he has written even stranger tales including The Pirates of Scurvy SandsThe Pirates Next DoorGigantosaurus and The King of Space. The Pirates Next Door won the Waterstones Prize in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. In 2020 the TV adaptation of Jonny’s Gigantosaurus was screened around the world on Disney Plus and Netflix. Now in danger of becoming a landlubber, Jonny lives in Wales with his wife, Jane, and their daughters, Daisy and Rosie.

Twitter: @JonnyDuddleDum
Instagram: @jonnyduddle

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