Gary Northfield

Gary has been writing and drawing comics since 2002. He is most famous for Derek the Sheep – a comic strip that appeared in The Beano.

He 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, Gary’s Garden from David Fickling Books and Julius Zebra from Walker Books.

Workshop 2 10.00 until approximately 11.00 The ACE Suite

Workshop 4 13.00 until approximately 14.00 The Norris Museum

Gary will give a  presentation of how he became a cartoonist and author and how he created characters such as Teenytinysaurs and Julius Zebra. He will give a reading from Julius Zebra and then show the audience how to draw Julius Zebra himself!


Booking open.


Ages 8 years and over