Archie Kimpton - Author Picture

Archie Kimpton - Author

Ever since reading 'sodium monofluorophosphate' on the side of a toothpaste tube, Archie Kimpton has enjoyed putting words together and seeing what comes out. He graduated from Manchester University in 1991 and has spent the last twenty years in preparation for this moment of authordom - flogging salami, script writing, book binding and care working in the interim.

Jumblecat is his first novel.

He lives in south London with his wife, kids and Doonican, the diabetic cat and sometime-inspiration for his animal cruelty based stories (only joking, Dooni).

Featured Books, with extracts, by Archie Kimpton

Reader ReviewedThe Porridge of Knowledge
Archie Kimpton
May 2015 Book of the Month There's a lovely traditional feel to this book. It's set in Slopp-on-Sea, and stars a little girl called Milk (she was abandoned on...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2015
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Reader ReviewedJumblecat
Archie Kimpton - illustrated by Kate Hindley
July 2014 Debut of the Month Introducing a fantastically funny new voice in children's fiction. Think David Walliams meets Franck Cottrell Boyce with a smidgen of classics like Dick King-Smith and Richmal Crompton thrown in. Jumblecat is bursting with quirky...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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