Terry Deary

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Birthday
3, 1946
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
England

About

Known for his more than two hundred children's books, this bestselling English author is perhaps most famous for his Horrible Histories and Master Crook's Crime Academy series.

Before Fame

In his early years, he worked for an English electricity company and toured with a drama troupe called Theatre Powys. Before beginning a full-time career as a writer, he also worked as a drama teacher.

Trivia

In 2000, the University of Sunderland awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Education.

Family Life

A native of Sunderland, England, he later settled in Burnhope, County Durham, with his wife Jenny and daughter Sara.

Associated With

His Horrible Histories books were turned into a popular television sketch comedy series starring Simon Farnaby.