Simon Hutton has three children one of whom provided the inspiration for Brilliant Billy. He enjoys stories with clever twists, where the underdog emerges triumphant despite seemingly overwhelming obstacles. As a child his favourite stories were Paddington Bear, Dr. Dolittle and Winnie the Pooh.
Caroline Glicksman completed her MA in sequential design and narrative illustration at Brighton College in 2000. Her inspiration for Eric came from Norway, where she has lived for five years. Her hobbies include traveling and playing the bassoon. She lives in Oslo.
Brilliant Billy's Big Book of Dinosaurs
(Paperback) - 2007
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SynopsisBilly is desperate to beat the class swot on the latest competition, writing a story. But he gets stuck, and none of the hints he is given help him much. It seems that he won't win after all - until he accidentally drops his notebook about the dinosaurs in the museum, and it is read by the judges!
- Published: 2007
- ISBN: 9781842705698
- Age Range: 5+ years