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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.
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Herman's Letter
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A Home for Mr Tipps
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011
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Bubble Trouble
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Je t'écrirai, promis
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" As soon as I saw this book floating around on Twitter I knew I had to get it for Elsa. The illustrations looked beautiful and anything with lift-the-flap action is a big hit in our house. I pre-ordered it from Amazon and it arrived the day after p... " Read more of this review »
Tobias and the Super Spooky Ghost Book by Tom Percival
" A ghost and a girl become friends after their attempts to scare each other go awry. Brightly coloured, and with a cartoonish look, just the cover makes you want to pick it up. "
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" I was sent this book to review with my children. The story is about Jack and his shadow that isn't like any ordinary shadow. In fact Jack and his shadow are best friends. But one day the shadow does something really naughty and gets Jack into trou... " Read more of this review »
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