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Jon Blake (born 1954) is the author of over fifty works for children and teenagers, including the picture book "You're A Hero, Daley B" (illustrated by Axel Scheffler with worldwide sales of over 100,000), as well as "Little Stupendo", which was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award.
Total Books: 114
In 1995 Jon's TV play 'Life' was shortlisted for a Writers Guild Award, while in 2002 he won a BBC Talent award for his adult radio sitcom "Degrees R Us", which was broadcast on BBC Radio Wales.
Jon is particularly noted for original and anarchic humour, typified by "Stinky Finger's House of Fun" and the subsequent "House of Fun" series. However, he has also written politically-charged young adult fiction, such as 2008's "The Last Free Cat".
Born in Mortimer, Berkshire and brought up in Southampton, Jon currently lives in Canton, Cardiff.