Frank Rodgers’s Profile
Frank has written and illustrated almost seventy children’s books including the best-selling ’Witch’s Dog’, ‘Pirate Penguins’ and ‘Robodog’ series for Puffin. His books have appeared on award shortlists and Book Trust’s ‘Best Books of the Year’ lists and have been published in the USA, Russia, China and Europe. The BBC produced a live action TV series based on his ‘Intergalactic Kitchen’ books and an animation series was made by Red Kite and Jade Animation based on his ’Witch’s Dog’ books.
Frank has also illustrated over thirty books by other authors including Humphrey Carpenter (the ‘Mr Majeika’ series), Dick King Smith (the ‘Jolly Witch’ series, ‘The Merman’, ‘The Stray’ etc), Virginia Ironside (‘The Huge Bag of Worries’) and Penelope Lively (‘Judy and the Martian’, Ghostly Guests).