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The Great Storm Whale and 10 Years of The Storm Whale Series

last updated 12 October 2023

Benji Davies has been passionate about drawing from a young age. For Benji, the joy of seeing his art come to life in print is a childhood ambition fulfilled.

title The beloved classic that launched the series that’s celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary

It was with the release of the beloved children’s classic with Simon & Schuster, The Storm Whale, that Benji made his debut as an author and illustrator. The book was met with critical acclaim, capturing the hearts of both young and old readers alike. Its success paved the way for the subsequent sequels, Grandma Bird and The Storm Whale in Winter.

October 12th brings with it a celebration for the release of The Great Storm Whale - the highly anticipated addition to the series. The occasion also marks the 10-year anniversary of the first book. As we dive into the pages of his new tale, we are reminded of the impact Benji has had on readers worldwide and celebrate that Benji’s stories have been co-editioned in over forty-one languages.

title A gorgeous spread from The Great Storm Whale

Through his art and masterful storytelling, Benji has become renowned as one of the finest creators in the industry. Beyond the world of books, Benji’s art has been showcased in solo gallery exhibitions, where fans had the opportunity to immerse themselves in his creations up close.

title The perfect example of Benji’s prowess as an artist

Benji’s beautiful artwork and stories will continue to resonate with both children and adults, serving as a great source of inspiration. His work has the power to touch the hearts of readers for generations to come.

Benji is represented by Bright Founder Vicki Willden-Lebrecht.

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