BIRO, Val. (Balint Stephen Biro). British (born Hungary), b. 1921. Genres: Children's fiction, Education, Illustrations, Picture/board books. Career: Sylvan Press, studio manager, 1944-46; C and J Temple, production manager, 1946-48; John Lehmann Publishers, art director, 1948-51; Urban District Councillor, 1966-70; freelance author, illustrator, currently. Publications: WRITER-ILLUSTRATOR: Bumpy's Holiday, 1943; Gumdrop: The Adventures of a Vintage Car, series, 35+ vols., from 1966; The Honest Thief, 1972; A Dog and His Bone (reader), 1975; Hungarian Folk-Tales, 1981; The Magic Doctor, 1982; The Pied Piper, 1985; The Hobyahs, 1986; The Donkey That Sneezed, 1986; Tobias and the Dragon, 1989; Drango Dragon, 1989; Peter Cheater, 1989; Tales from Hans Andersen, 1989; Miranda's Umbrella, 1990; Look and Find ABC, 1990; Rub-a-Dub-Dub, 1991; The Monster Pack, 1993; My Oxford Picture Word Book, 1994; Lazy Jack, 1995; Jasper's Jungle Journey, 1995; Bears Can't Fly, 1996; Archie the Ugly Dinosaur, 1996; Hansel & Gretel, 1997; Goldilocks and The Three Bears, 1997; The Monster Birthday, 1997; The Dinosaurs' Dinner, 1997; Jennings Sounds the Alarm, 1999; Little Red Riding Hood, 2000; Aesop's Fables, 2001; The Joking Wolf, 2001. Illustrator of books by others. Address: Bridge Cottage, Brook Ave, Bosham, W. Sussex P018 8LQ, England.
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