Jonny Duddle

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Jonny Duddle has been a concept artist for Aardman Animations and created fantastic illustrations for fiction and novelty books, including ALIENOLOGY. He wrote and illustrated THE PIRATE CRUNCHER. Jonny Duddle lives in Buxton, England.


Jonny Duddle's books

  • Cover of the book, The Pirates Next Door.

    The Jolley-Rogers have traded in the high seas for suburban life.

    Meet the Jolley-Rogers - a pirate family who is moving to Dull-on-Sea, a quiet seaside town, while they fix up their ship. This unusual family soon has the whole neighborhood gossiping. Defying the grown-ups, Matilda becomes friends with young pirate Jim Lad. When the JolleyRogers return to sea, the to...(Read More)

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    based on 682 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, The Pirate Cruncher.

    A hilarious picture book debut has a scurvy crew setting off for an island of gold, where an unexpected development awaits under the final flap.I was sailing along and what did I see?An island of GOLD in the scurvy sea!But there’s one small thing I forgot to share —there’s also a MONSTER waiting there.A mysterious old pirate tells a tavern of salty seadogs about an island...(Read More)

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    based on 445 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, Gigantosaurus.

    All young dinosaurs are warned about the scary Gigantosaurus. So Bonehead volunteers to be the dino-kids lookout. Unfortunately, he is the original boy-dinosaur who cried wolf, or in this case, GIGANTOSAURUS! Finally, Bonehead's friends refuse to believe his warnings and the Gigantosaurus really turns up!

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    based on 363 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, The King of Space.

    Rex may seem to be your average mini galactic citizen, working on his parents' moog farm and going to school, but he's plotting to become...THE KING OF SPACE!With aliens, warbots, dung-blasters, and more, Johnny Duddle takes us on an unforgettable intergalactic adventure.

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    based on 180 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, The Jolley-Rogers and the Ghostly Galleon.

    Ahoy, me hearties! Matilda and the Pirates Next Door return in a series of illustrated stories for young readers.Every full moon, a mysterious ship is seen off the coast of Dull-on-Sea. Then, the next day, gold and jewelry are missing from homes, shops, and museums all over town. Matilda needs the Jolley-Rogers' help to investigate. Can Matilda and Jim Lad retrieve the stolen b...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
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    based on 182 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, The Jolly-Rogers and the Monster's Gold (Jolley Rogers 3).

    When Matilda discovers a treasure map inside an old bottle, she shows it to the Jolley-Rogers and they all set sail to find the mysterious island. Only to end up in the belly of the dastardly Pirate Cruncher! Can Matilda and the rest of the Jolly-Rogers rescue themselves before it is too late? Or will they end up trapped there forever? Expect adventure, laughs and perhaps an al...(Read More)

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    based on 67 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, The Jolley-Rogers and the Cave of Doom.

    Ahoy, me hearties! Matilda and the Pirates Next Door return in a series of illustrated stories for young readers.While the Jolley-Rogers are enjoying a day at the beach, Dad and Mom and little sister Nugget are mysteriously drawn into a cave. When they don't return, Jim Lad is suspicious and sends Bones the dog to Dull-on-Sea to find Matilda before he, too, ventures into the ca...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
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    based on 99 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, A Pirate's Guide to Landlubbing.

    Are you a swashbuckling sea dog curious about the ways of the land? Join Jim Ladd and the notorious Jolley-Rogers family as they navigate the weird world of landlubbers. Did you know that landlubbers wear shoes at all times because they never climb rigging? That they don't sleep in hammocks and that the ships they live in don't move? Are you stepping ashore for a holiday? Or ju...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 21 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, Character Design from the Ground Up.

    All stories have characters. Whether it's a film, game, or comic book, all characters need to be designed. Character design has become a distinct discipline in the entertainment industry, and character designers are employed by film and game companies across the globe to bring life to scripts and ideas.In this book, illustrator and character designer Kevin Crossley provides a ...(Read More)

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    based on 6 ratings.