Beardsley, Martyn R. 1957-

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BEARDSLEY, Martyn R. 1957-

Personal

Born September 3, 1957, in Nottingham, England; married, wife's name, Jane; children: Elizabeth. Education: High Pavement Grammar School, 1969-74. Religion: Buddhist. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, keeping fit, yoga.

Addresses

Agent Elizabeth Roy, White Cottage, Greatford, Nr Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 4PR, England. E-mail [email protected]

Career

Civil service worker in Nottingham, England, 1974-91; author, 1991.

Writings

Sir Gadabout, illustrated by Tony Ross, Dent Children's Books (London, England), 1992.

Sir Gadabout Gets Worse, illustrated by Tony Ross, Dent Children's Books (London, England), 1993.

Sir Gadabout and the Ghost, illustrated by Tony Ross, Orion (London, England), 1994.

Sir Gadabout Does His Best, illustrated by Tony Ross, Dolphin (London, England), 2001.

Sir Gadabout and the Little Horror, illustrated by Tony Ross, Dolphin (London, England), 2002.

Deadly Winter: The Life of Sir John Franklin, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 2002.

Sir Gadabout Goes Overboard, Orion (London, England), 2004.

Five Naughty Kittens, Franklin Watts (London, England), 2004.

The Dog That Went Woof!, Franklin Watts (London, England), 2005.

Biographical and Critical Sources

online

Rhode Island College, http://www.ric.edu/rpotter/martyn_interv.html/ (December 1, 2003), Russell Potter, "An Interview with the Author, Martyn Beardsley."