Gary Northfield

Workshop 4  Flexi Room 11.15  – 12.00

Workshop 12 Flexi Room 14.00 – 14.45


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.


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!


Suitable for  Ages 8 years and over


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