Mick Inkpen


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in Romford, Essex, The United Kingdom
December 22, 1952

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Mick Inkpen is one of the most popular author/illustrators in the world. His books have sold over 4 million copies, and have been translated into over twenty different languages. His best-loved characters are probably Kipper and Wibbly Pig – who are both stars of their very own TV series!

He began his career as a graphic designer, and worked with another children’s author Nick Butterworth (of Percy the Park Keeper fame) on a cartoon strip for the Sunday Express. In 1989 The Blue Balloon was published to great acclaim, and established him as an important and original voice in children’s picture books. He and his wife, Debbie, also had children of their own by this point: “Without the experience of having children of my own I doubt that I woul
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Average rating: 4.02 · 9,388 ratings · 752 reviews · 234 distinct worksSimilar authors
Kipper

4.11 avg rating — 4,248 ratings — published 1991 — 24 editions
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I Will Love You Anyway

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3.75 avg rating — 428 ratings9 editions
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The Blue Balloon

4.21 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 1990 — 11 editions
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Kipper's A to Z: An Alphabe...

4.05 avg rating — 292 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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Kipper's Birthday

3.92 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1993 — 16 editions
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Kipper's Toybox

3.90 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 1992 — 21 editions
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Nothing

4.33 avg rating — 164 ratings — published 1995 — 8 editions
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Kipper's Snowy Day

3.84 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 1996 — 16 editions
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Is It Bedtime Wibbly Pig?

3.88 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Lullabyhullaballoo

4.31 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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