FLOYD, Gareth

1940 - ?

Gareth David Floyd, was born at Whiston, Prescot, Lancashire in 1940, his mother's maiden name was Smith. He spent his childhood at Halesworth, Suffolk and studied at Lowestoft school of Art under Eleanor Doris Varley [q.v.]. Gareth Floyd illustrated a series for Penguin Books and many other books during the '70's and '80's and a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Gareth Floyd include 'The Whispering Knights', 'The Midnight Fox' (Puffin Modern Classics), 'The Real Live Dinosaur and Other Stories', and 'The Night-Watchmen' (Lythway Large Print Series). He has an interest in railways and modelling. He also worked on Jackanory, a BBC TV children's story show, as an illustrator. He married at Guildford, Surrey in 1965 Penelope Dean and they lived at 32 Wodeland Avenue, Guildford.




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