Colin Dann

Author

About Colin Dann

Colin Dann was born in Richmond, Surrey in 1943. He worked for a large textile company before landing a job in publishing at William Collins in London. During this time, he wrote his first book THE ANIMALS OF FARTHING WOOD which was an immediate success, winning the Arts Council of Great Britain's National Book Award for Children's Literature and has been translated into sixteen languages. Six sequels and a prequel have followed and in 1992 a major animation series, based on the Farthing Wood stories appeared on BBC television. He lives with his wife in a on the Sussex/Kent border.

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International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Beach Dogs by Colin Dann from Red Fox.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Farthing Wood - The Adventure Begins by Colin Dann from Red Fox.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Farthing Wood Collection 1 by Colin Dann from Red Fox.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Farthing Wood Collection 1 by Colin Dann from RHCP Digital.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Beach Dogs by Colin Dann from RHCP Digital.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Farthing Wood - The Adventure Begins by Colin Dann from RHCP Digital.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Animals of Farthing Wood: The Adventure Begins by Colin Dann from Puffin.
1 year ago
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
You should read Nobody's Dog by Colin Dann. Published by RHCP Digital.
1 year ago