Nicholas Allan

Nicholas Allan

Author of books, Children's author, Illustrator, Scriptwriter

http://www.nicholasallan.co.uk
nallansemail@gmail.com
07897894200
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Available for

After dinner, Interview, Talk, Workshop

Audiences

Age 5 to 7, Age 7 to 11, Age 11 to 14, Adult

Genres

Humour, Lifestyle

Book types

Educational, Fiction for children, Fiction 4-11, Picture book

Awards

  • Pucinelli Gold Prize for Best European Pre-School Animation (Italy)
  • The Two Award for Best Picture Book of 2012 (The Giant's Loo Roll)
  • BAFTA Award for best pre-school animation series
  • Best World Day-time animation series (U.S.)
  • Coventry Inspiration Book Award 2012
  • Sheffield Children's Book Award
  • Red House Children's Book Award
  • Cultural Gift Award

Details

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: nicholas.allan2@btinternet.com

Fees negotiable – distance no object: national and international.

Books by Nicholas Allan

Nicholas Allan is the bestselling author/illustrator of over thirty children’s books.

978-0099413141

The Queen’s Knickers

A little girl’s account of various knickers the Queen wears for social occasions. 

Father Christmas Needs A Wee

Father Christmas Must finish delivering the presents though he's desperate for a Wee. Will he make it? Comic bestseller 
978-0099413141

Jesus’ Christmas Party

An innkeeper gets more and more irritated as guests turn up at night asking to see a baby. 
978-0099438632

Cinderella’s Bum

A girl is worried about her bum size. Little sister gives a historical perspective on the subject. 
978-0099456483

Where Willy Went

Willy is a little sperm. Soon it\\'ll be time for The Great Swimming Race. Willy prepares. 
9780099495369

Picasso's Trousers

People always said 'No,no, Picasso!' when he did new things in art. But 'Picasso' said 'Yes!' Picasso's art simply explained using the true story about his trousers. (with flaps!) 
978-0099488149

Heaven

Lily wakes up to find Dill the dog packing. He explains he's going away. An argument ensues... 

Keywords

BEGINNER CARTOON CHRISTMAS DRAWING EARLY EARLY READER FUN FUNNY GATECRASHING GRAPHIC HILLTOP HOSPITAL HUMOR HUMOUR ILLUSTRATOR JESUS LITERACY MAGIC NURSERY PICTURE-BOOKS QUEEN READER READING WRITING