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Tom Percival

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Tom Percival writes and illustrates picture books (you know, for kids) as well as illustrating books written by other people. The most well known of these is probably the excellent Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy.

He grew up in a remote and beautiful part of South Shropshire. On reflection this seemed rather more remote than beautiful, owing to the fact that he lived in a small caravan without electricity, mains water or any sensible form of heating. He thinks that he’s probably one of the few people in his peer group to have learnt to read by gas lamp.
Surprisingly enough he has never been called ‘hippy’ (to the best of his knowledge)

Tom now lives in an actual house with his girlfriend and their two young sons.
His favourite colour
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Average rating: 4.21 · 29,565 ratings · 2,192 reviews · 37 distinct works · Similar authors
Herman's Letter

3.94 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Bubble Trouble

3.73 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Jack's Amazing Shadow

4.10 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2013
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A Home for Mr Tipps

4.35 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2011
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Tobias and the Super Spooky...

4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Herman's Holiday

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2015
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Herman's Vacation

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2016
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De brief van Herman

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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Je t'écrirai, promis

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
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The Great Troll Rescue (Lit...

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