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Chris Chatterton


Chris Chatterton began his career in graphic design and animation working on a variety of commercial and corporate projects as well as TV shows including Dr Who, Spooks and CBBC’s The Dumping Ground.

His passion for illustration led him to pursue a career as a freelance artist and has illustrated over fifty children’s books published in the UK and Worldwide including the best selling Ten Minutes to Bed series (Ladybird) and The Worrysaurus (Orchard - Written by Rachel Bright)

Now writing the stories as well, his debut author/illustrator picture book ‘This is Gus’ (Macmillan) is about a rather grumpy but loveable dog. Chris considers his Gus picture book story to be semi-autobiographical as he claims his Gus character is based on his own grumpy moods!

Originally from County Durham, Chris now lives and works in Spain.

Chris Chatterton is represented by Arabella Stein — to work with Chris please email Arabella

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Book Awards 2021 - Long listed
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