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Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh is the bestselling author of the Eddie Dickens adventures. In 2009 he has two new series: the very funny fictional Grubtown Tales, and fact-packed Henry’s House.

He wrote BBC radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for the Guardian. Married with a son, he divides his time between Tunbridge Wells and Grubtown, where he cultivates his impressive beard!

Books by Philip Ardagh

  • Bodies

    Bodies

  • Creepy-Crawlies

    Creepy-Crawlies

  • Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs

  • Egyptians

    Egyptians

  • Grubtown Tales: Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky

    Grubtown Tales: Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky

  • Knights and Castles

    Knights and Castles

  • Romans

    Romans

  • Space

    Space

  • The Grunts All at Sea

    The Grunts All at Sea

  • The Grunts in Trouble

    The Grunts in Trouble

Awards

Philip Ardagh won the 2009 Roald Dahl Funny Prize with Grubtown Tales: Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky.