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Author & Illustrator Academy: Real-life comedy & inspiration

Author & Illustrator Academy: Real-life comedy & inspiration

Real-life comedy & inspiration

Learn how to write a funny, but realistic, scene with fantastic vocabulary with Ben Bailey Smith.

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Ben Bailey Smith

Ben Bailey SmithBen Bailey Smith began his career as rapper Doc Brown before diversifying and moving into mainstream TV and film acting, stand-up comedy, screenwriting and children’s books. He has a host of notable TV performances under his belt including roles in Law & Order and Miranda as well as the British CBBC TV show 4 O’Clock Club. Ben’s debut novel for children, Something I Said was published in June 2021, starring Carmichael Taylor, the main character of his World Book Day story.

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