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'The shock is hard to get over!' Elmer creator David McKee on winning BookTrust's Lifetime Achievement Award and his incredible career

Elmer, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard creator David McKee looks back on his incredible career and responds to winning the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award in our interview.

'I feel like he's been with me my whole life': Authors and illustrators pay tribute to our 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, David McKee

Elmer and Not Now, Bernard author David McKee has been awarded the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award 2020. Throughout his long career, David has inspired countless authors and illustrators. Here's what some of them had to say...

Fantasy, Escape and Roleplaying Games: Why Kimberly Pauley loves Dungeons and Dragons

Fantasy author Kimberly Pauley tells us how escaping into the imaginary world of Dungeons and Dragons has helped her and her son in lockdown.

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