Fred Blunt - Author

About the Author

Fred Blunt never wanted to be an astronaut or drive a train when he grew up. Right from the beginning he knew he wanted to draw silly pictures for a living... and some decades later he's living the dream! Since graduating from UWE Bristol in 1996, Fred now works mostly in children's books, illustrating several titles for Puffin and Usborne publishing, amongst others. Interrupted only by tea-breaks and toddlers, Fred works from his home studio in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK where he lives with his wife and two young children. Follow him on Instagram here.

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Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny

Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny

Author: Fred Blunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

A Sunday Times Best Book of 2018 Santa has it so easy: a workforce of elves to make the presents, a team of reindeer to deliver them, even a hi-spec factory! The Easter Bunny has to make and wrap all the chocolate eggs in his garden shed, and deliver them himself on foot. No wonder you often find them thrown all over the place in your garden! Now Bunny has had enough - he hatches a genius, chocolately plan with uneggspected results... 'Wonderfully bonkers' JIM FIELD

Captain Falsebeard in a Wild Goose Chase

Captain Falsebeard in a Wild Goose Chase

Author: Fred Blunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2016

Meet Captain Falsebeard and Admiral Swinetoes, bitter enemies of the briny blue! Captain Falsebeard has stolen the legendary Crossbone treasure from right under the nose of his sworn enemy, Admiral Swinetoes. To celebrate, Falsebeard and crew are taking some much-needed shore leave on a desert island. But the dastardly Swinetoes will stop at nothing to beat his rival and claim the treasure for his own, once and for all!

Captain Falsebeard in A Very Fishy Tale

Captain Falsebeard in A Very Fishy Tale

Author: Fred Blunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Meet CAPTAIN FALSEBEARD and ADMIRAL SWINETOES Bitter enemies of the briny blue! When Captain Falsebeard discovers the legendary Crossbone treasure, he and his crew can't believe their luck! Until, that is, Falsebeard's arch enemy - the dastardly Admiral Swinetoes - determines to steal the booty - by any means possible. This first picture book by hilarious new storyteller, Fred Blunt, is a swashbuckling tale of battling pirates, stolen treasure, mermaids and - parrot poo!

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