Andy Stanton

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear - The Musical! Nominated for an Olivier Award

“It’s Really Joyful to See!”

1 August, 2019

In: News · Press

Andy Stanton was interviewed about his experience of writing the book and the lyrics and working closely with director, designer, composer and cast of Mr Gum and the Dancing...

The Paninis of Pompeii

Andy Stanton’s new book out now!

28 June, 2019

In: News · Publishing News

The Paninis of Pompeii, the first in a new series by Andy Stanton, is out now, published by Egmont Press. Fans of Andy’s Mr Gum series will love this book...

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Andy Explains Time-Bomb Jokes on the Radio

24 June, 2019

In: Book Reviews · Miscellaneous · News · Press

Andy Stanton was featured on comedian and presenter Bennett Arron’s show on BBC Three Counties. Listen to him discuss the upcoming Mr Gum musical, his guilty pleasure tracks, making a lot...

Andy Stanton

Mr Gum – ‘Essential’ says Hay Festival

24 May, 2019

In: Book Awards · Book Reviews · News

Alongside J K Rowling, Margaret Atwood, Roald Dahl, Bryony Gordon, Jacqueline Wilson, Joseph Coelho, Matt Haig, Michelle Paver, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jeanette Winterson, Michael Morpurgo and poet laureate Simon Armitage,...

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Tickets on Sale Now for Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical!

3 May, 2019

In: Author Events · Film and TV · News · Press

Tickets are now on sale for the musical adaptation of Andy Stanton’s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear. “Who likes bears? Everyone likes bears! Well, not quite everyone… Mr Gum...

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Announcing The Paninis of Pompeii!

7 February, 2019

In: News · Publishing News

Andy Stanton has announced his brand-new series, The Paninis of Pompeii. Egmont will publish the eponymous first title in the series in June 2019. See the announcement in The Bookseller here. Congratulations...

Natboff! One Million Years of Stupidity

Natboff Shortlisted for the Made For Mums Awards!

30 November, 2018

In: Book Awards · News

Andy Stanton‘s rollicking Natboff! One Million Years of Stupidity has been shortlisted for the Made for Mums Book For Children 9-12 Award. The winners will be announced in March 2019. Congratulations...

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Andy at Waterstones Piccadilly!

29 November, 2018

In: Author Events · News

Andy Stanton will be signing books at Waterstones Piccadilly on Thursday 6th December as part of Waterstones’ Christmas Customer Evening. Join Andy along with many other authors from 6PM....

When I Was A Child

“Dazzles from Cover to Cover”

19 November, 2018

In: Book Reviews · News

Andy Stanton and David Litchfield’s When I Was A Child has been glowingly reviewed in The Observer by Imogen Carter. “While many children’s books are a gentle nudge to marvel at the everyday, to...

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When I Was a Child Out Now

4 October, 2018

In: News · Publishing News

Andy Stanton‘s gorgeous picture book When I Was A Child, illustrated by David Litchfield, is now available in hardback from Hodder Children’s Books. Congratulations to Andy. Buy your copy here,...

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