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Kid Lit programme - Tommy Donbavand

11th March 2014
Venue: Great Hall, Oundle
Time: 1:30pm

Tommy is the author of the popular 13-book Scream Street series for 7 to 10 year olds, published by Walker Books in the UK and Candlewick Press in the US. His other books include Zombie!, Wolf and Uniform (winner of the Hackney Short Novel Award in 2011) for Barrington Stoke, Boredom Busters and Quick Fixes For Kids’ Parties (How To Books), and Making A Drama Out Of A Crisis (Network Continuum). Just published are his new books in the Fangs: Vampire Spy series which is a comedy horror series for 7 to 11 year olds.

In theatre, Tommy’s plays have been performed to thousands of children on national tours to venues such as The Hackney Empire, Leeds City Varieties, and Nottingham Playhouse.  These productions include Hey Diddle Diddle, Rumplestiltskin, Jack & Jill in the Forgotten Nursery, and Humpty Dumpty And The Incredibly Daring Rescue Of The Alien Princess From Deep Space.  He is also responsible for five episodes of the CBBC TV series, Planet Cook (Platinum Films).

Tommy as an actor is a veteran of pantomime; he has portrayed just about every comic character from Ebenezer to an Ugly Sister. His website is www.tommydonbavand.com

Come and be entertained by this extrovert author and enjoy a fun filled afternoon.


Fangs Vampire Spy series: Operation: Golden Bum; Codename: The Tickler and Assignment: Royal Rescue Scream Street series: Fang of the Vampire; Blood of the Witch and Heart of the Mummy