Gary Northfield - Author

About the Author

Gary Northfield graduated from Harrow College (University of Westminster) with a degree in Illustration in 1992 and has been writing and drawing comics since 2002. He is most famous for Derek the Sheep – a comic strip that appeared in The Beano. Gary has also created comics for National Geographic Kids magazine, The Phoenix, The Dandy, The DFC, Horrible Histories magazine, Horrible Science magazine and The Magical World of Roald Dahl. Gary is the author of the highly-acclaimed The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs published by Walker Books. One of his favourite subject matters is animals and their jolly lives. Gary often wonders what they think about the world they live in. Gary lives in Belvedere, Kent.

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Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks!

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2018

The fourth title in Gary Northfield's exciting, action-packed and hysterically funny series brimming with entertaining Greek facts.In the much-anticipated fourth Julius Zebra book, Grapple with the Greeks!, demi-god Heracles promises Julius and his chums a great reward if they can help him to find the lost Golden Apple. On this madcap new adventure, our unlikely heroes will confront the Minotaur in the labyrinth, trick a one hundred-headed dragon at the Garden of Hesperides and a dramatic visit to King Midas leads to a daring rescue attempt in the depths of the Underworld. But what will the ever-watchful gods on Mount Olympus have to say about their antics? A hugely enjoyable addition to this internationally popular series.

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks!

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2018

The fourth title in Gary Northfield's exciting, action-packed and hysterically funny series brimming with entertaining Greek facts.In the much-anticipated fourth Julius Zebra book, Grapple with the Greeks!, demi-god Heracles promises Julius and his chums a great reward if they can help him to find the lost Golden Apple. On this madcap new adventure, our unlikely heroes will confront the Minotaur in the labyrinth, trick a one hundred-headed dragon at the Garden of Hesperides and a dramatic visit to King Midas leads to a daring rescue attempt in the depths of the Underworld. But what will the ever-watchful gods on Mount Olympus have to say about their antics? A hugely enjoyable addition to this internationally popular series.

Derek The Sheep: First Sheep In Space

Derek The Sheep: First Sheep In Space

Author: Gary Northfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2017

The third title in Gary Northfield's exciting, action-packed and hysterically funny series brimming with entertaining Roman and Egyptian facts.After being shipwrecked on the shores of Egypt and mistaken for a Horse God, Julius can't believe his luck! Soon he and his bedraggled friends will be living it up in the city of Alexandria; preened and pampered like gods. Then a fancy boat procession will take them down the River Nile to Giza where, of course, a lavish party will be thrown in Julius's honour - as well as getting the obligatory tour of the Pyramids. BUT it is this very tour that seems to signal the end to their glorious fortunes in Egypt. On a visit to the Tomb of Cleopatra, Felix is unable to resist a rather lovely looking treasure for his rock collection... He pockets the jewel and immediately a curse falls upon the group. And so the ridiculous adventure begins where Julius fights for his life as the Egyptians come to unravel the truth and realize that he is not quite what they thought he was...

Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2017

The third title in Gary Northfield's exciting, action-packed and hysterically funny series brimming with entertaining Roman and Egyptian facts.After being shipwrecked on the shores of Egypt and mistaken for a Horse God, Julius can't believe his luck! Soon he and his bedraggled friends will be living it up in the city of Alexandria; preened and pampered like gods. Then a fancy boat procession will take them down the River Nile to Giza where, of course, a lavish party will be thrown in Julius's honour - as well as getting the obligatory tour of the Pyramids. BUT it is this very tour that seems to signal the end to their glorious fortunes in Egypt. On a visit to the Tomb of Cleopatra, Felix is unable to resist a rather lovely looking treasure for his rock collection... He pockets the jewel and immediately a curse falls upon the group. And so the ridiculous adventure begins where Julius fights for his life as the Egyptians come to unravel the truth and realize that he is not quite what they thought he was...

Derek The Sheep: Let's Bee Friends

Derek The Sheep: Let's Bee Friends

Author: Gary Northfield Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/10/2017

Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans!

Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 12/04/2016

What happens when you mix the gladiatorial combat of ancient Rome with a fast-talking creature who is DEFINITELY NOT A STRIPY HORSE?From a smelly water hole on the African savanna, Julius Zebra is captured, along with Milus the scarred lion and Cornelius the clueless warthog. Transported to the ferocious clamor of the Colosseum, Julius Zebra and his motley menagerie of friends must gear up to begladiators! The only way they will gain their freedom is if they win the love of the Roman crowds. But do they have what it takes to succeed in a world where only the meanest and toughest survive?

Julius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons!

Julius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 17/03/2016

From celebrated author and illustrator Gary Northfield comes the exciting, hilarious and action-packed second title in this brilliant chapter book series, brimming with Roman facts.After the huge success of Rumble with the Romans!, celebrated author and illustrator Gary Northfield creates another brilliantly fast-paced, funny and utterly bonkers adventure for Julius Zebra and his hapless pals to go on. Emperor Hadrian has one last favour to ask of the gladiator animals before he will grant them their greatest wish - freedom. They must go to the far-off and strange land of Britain to win over the crowds of his empire. But this will be no happy-go-lucky holiday... Instead of buckets and spades, our stripy hero and his friends will need all their powers and wits about them if they're going to survive their most wild and rebellious opponents yet. Cram-packed with jokes and bursting with action, this is a hilarious romp and mad-cap introduction to Roman Britain.

Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans!

Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans!

Author: Gary Northfield Format: eBook Release Date: 19/02/2015

Madagascar meets Gladiator in this hilarious, exciting and action-packed new illustrated chapter book series from celebrated cartoonist Gary Northfield.From the hilarious, celebrated cartoonist Gary Northfield - author of The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs! - comes a brand-new illustrated chapter book series set in Roman times! From a smelly watering hole deep in the heart of the Serengeti to the ferocious clamour of the Colosseum, join Julius Zebra and his motley menagerie of friends as they gear up to be ... gladiators! Only if they win the love of the Roman crowds will they win back their freedom. But do Julius and his pals have what it takes to succeed in a world where only the meanest and toughest survive? Madagascar meets Gladiator in this exciting, action-packed and hysterically funny story brimming with entertaining Roman facts.

Gary's Garden

Gary's Garden

Author: Gary Northfield Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/08/2014

Ah bliss! Gary is chilling in his Garden. But wait!! Look CLOSER! Look what's happening right under Gary's NOSE...Grumpy Caterpillars! Space travelling ladybirds! Ninja Hedgehogs! PARP! What was that? An insect orchestra - wow! HAHAHA! And what's that? It's all the laughter coming out of GARY'S GARDEN - why don't you come and see?

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