10 Facts about Liz Pichon

Post On: February 22, 2017
By: Agustina

Facts about Liz Pichon tell the readers about the notable children’s writer and illustrator. She was born in London, England on 16th August 1963. As of November 2011, she resides in Brighton. Before she works as freelance writer and illustrator, Pichon was an art director in Jive Records, a musical label. Let me show you more interesting facts about Pichon below:

Facts about Liz Pichon 1: The Very Ugly Bug

Have you ever heard about The Very Ugly Bug? It is Pichon’s picture book for children held mostly in WorldCat libraries.

Liz Pichon Books

Liz Pichon Books

Facts about Liz Pichon 2: the awards

Pichon along with Mary Joslin earned the National Parenting Publications Award in 1999 due to Twilight Rhymes Moonlight Verse (1997). Pichon served as the illustrator.

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Facts about Liz Pichon 3: The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Pichon earned a 2011 Roald Dahl Funny Prize due to her self-illustrated The Brilliant World of Tom Gates (2011).

Facts about Liz Pichon 4: Tom Gates: Genius Ideas

Tom Gates: Genius Ideas is the fourth series of Tom Gates, which earned best story from 2013 Blue Peter Book Award.

Liz Pichon Facts

Liz Pichon Facts

Facts about Liz Pichon 5:  other awards for Tom Gates

The first series of Tom Gates also received a 2012 Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize and a 2012 Red House Children’s Book Award.

Facts about Liz Pichon 6: as a finalist

The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf was selected as the finalist for the Stockport Schools Book Award and Red House Children’s Book Award in 2008.

Facts about Liz Pichon

Facts about Liz Pichon

Facts about Liz Pichon 7: My Big Brother Boris

My Big Brother Boris earned the Silver Award from Nestlé Smarties Book Prize.

Facts about Liz Pichon 8: the works of Pichon

Pichon has created many works, which include Penguins, the VERY Ugly Bug, The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf, Bored Bill, and My Big Brother, Boris.

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Facts about Liz Pichon 9: Tom Gates series

Tom Gates series is considered as the notable work of Pichon. Scholastic Books is the publisher. Pichon serves as the illustrator and writer.  On 4 April 2011, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates was published. It is the first series of the book. Other series include Excellent Excuses, Tom Gates Is Absolutely Fantastic, and Super Good Skills. On 6th October 2016, DogZombies Rule was published.

Liz Pichon

Liz Pichon

Facts about Liz Pichon 10: as an illustrator

The notable works of Pichon as an illustrator are Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf and The Three Billy Goats Fluff.

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