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Johnny Smith - Author

Johnny Smith is a live action and animation screenwriter. With his writing partner, Rob Sprackling, he created the Disney movie Gnomeo & Juliet and the British hit comedy Mike Bassett: England Manager. He has written lots of shows for TV including Dennis and Gnasher and Muddle Earth for CBBC. He makes his debut as a children’s author with the ‘John Smith is Not Boring’ series, published by Scholastic. Johnny lives in London with his wife and children.

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Reader ReviewedCap'n John the (Slightly) Fierce
Johnny Smith - illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson
What's in a name, asks this new series of madcap adventures for young readers. John Smith is fed up with being teased for having the most boring name in the world, until his granddad lets him into an amazing secret:...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2015
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Reader ReviewedSir John the (Mostly) Brave
Johnny Smith - illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson
What's in a name, asks this new series of madcap adventures for young readers. John Smith is fed up with being teased for having the most boring name in the world, until his granddad lets him into an amazing secret:...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2015
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