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Gary Northfield - 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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Reader ReviewedJulius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!
Gary Northfield
The adventures never stop for zebra turned gladiator Julius, and they get funnier with each book. Julius and his friends are shipwrecked and wash up on the shores of Egypt where, thanks to a series of happy coincidences, and to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2018
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Reader ReviewedJulius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!
Gary Northfield
The adventures never stop for zebra turned gladiator Julius, and they get funnier with each book. Julius and his friends are shipwrecked and wash up on the shores of Egypt where, thanks to a series of happy coincidences, and to...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 29/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedJulius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons
Gary Northfield
Hail Julius Zebra! Star of a brilliant new series by former Beano cartoonist Gary Northfield, Julius Zebra is far more likely to turn kids onto the Romans than any number of visits to museums or even Hadrian's Wall. Julius is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedJulius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons
Gary Northfield
Hail Julius Zebra! Star of a brilliant new series by former Beano cartoonist Gary Northfield, Julius Zebra is far more likely to turn kids onto the Romans than any number of visits to museums or even Hadrian's Wall. Julius is...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/04/2016
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Reader ReviewedJulius Zebra Rumble with the Romans!
Gary Northfield
Cartoonist Gary Northfield gives a fresh take on all things Roman in this riotous romp starring Julius, a most unusual zebra. Julius has a knack of getting into trouble! As a result he has had a great many fights with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2016
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Reader ReviewedJulius Zebra Rumble with the Romans!
Gary Northfield
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - March 2015 Debut of the Month Cartoonist Gary Northfield gives a fresh take on all things Roman in this riotous romp starring Julius, a most unusual zebra. Julius has a knack...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/03/2015
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The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs!
Gary Northfield
A super-inventive comic strip book jam-packed with seven hilarious adventures about the highly entertaining gang of outrageous mini dinosaurs. The gang includes Dave, a dude and the natural leader of the pack, dreamy Ronnie who would rather hang out with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/05/2013
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Derek The Sheep
Gary Northfield
One of the Beano's most popular cartoon strip characters, Derek the Sheep, makes his long-awaited entry into a bumper collection. Existing fans of Derek as well as children who enjoy a more graphic approach to reading will love this bumper...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2008
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