Dermot O'Leary - Author Picture

Dermot O'Leary - Author

Dermot O'LearyToto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape is the first book Dermot O'Leary has written for children, and was inspired by his real-life cats. Dermot started his career on T4 for Channel 4, and went on to present and produce Big Brother's Little Brother. In 2007 Dermot landed the coveted role hosting ITV 1's The X Factor and presented eight consecutive series, deftly holding the judges to account on a weekly basis. Dermot made a much anticipated and triumphant return to the X Factor in 2016.Dermot has also chaired the debate, and interviewed party leaders, for First Time Voters Question Time on BBC3. He regularly presents Unicef's SoccerAid, and is also the host of the National Television Awards. In 2014 Dermot hosted the groundbreaking and RTS-Award-winning 'Live from Space' season on Channel 4, and in 2017 he was proud to host the Brit Awards.This is all alongside hosting his own multi-award-winning BBC Radio 2 show every Saturday (winner of three Sony Radio Awards), known for its solid support of new and emerging bands.Nick EastNick East is an acclaimed illustrator for children. He shares his studio in York with a whippet called Alfie and a huge lurcher called Basil. He is the illustrator of the bestselling Goodnight series by Michelle Robinson, which includes the Tim Peake-inspired title, Goodnight Spaceman, and more recently his brand-new picture book, Knock Knock Dinosaur.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Dermot O'Leary

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape
Dermot O'Leary - illustrated by Nick East
November 2017 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: the night-time escapades of a pair of adventurous cats Inspired by his own cats, one of which is almost totally blind, Dermot O'Leary has indulged in some ‘what if' imagining...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 21/09/2017
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