Nicholas Allan is an author/illustrator of best selling children’s picture books, including The Queen’s Knickers, Jesus’ Christmas Party, and Where Willy Went. His books have won national awards and been translated into twenty languages. He is also the author of Hilltop Hospital, a book that has been adapted into a television series for CITV, earning him a BAFTA award in 2003.. The series has been shown in over forty countries.
Nicholas is an experienced storyteller and workshop tutor. His school and library sessions for Nursery, KS1 and KS2 include magic (he is a member of the Magic Circle), drawing, readings and fun workshops. He also speaks regularly at teacher’s conferences, book festivals and children’s book circles, as well as lecturing on creative writing at universities, colleges, and schools.
Nicholas is also the author of The Complete Guide to Gatecrashing. This book has launched him on a career as an after-dinner speaker, in which he talks about this and other of his books, illustrated with magic illusions. The book has recently been optioned for a six-part television reality show.
Nicholas has been Chairman of the Society of Author’s Children’s Writer’s Group, and has made many appearances on national radio and television. He is based in London, Waterloo, overlooking the Eye.
For detailed information of Nicholas’ school visits, lectures, and workshops please go to: www.nicholasallan.co.uk or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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