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Simon Bartram Biography

Personal, Addresses, Career, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress

Male. Education: Birmingham Polytechnic (illustration; first class), 1990.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Dutton's Children's Books, Dutton, Penguin Putnam, 375 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014.


Illustrator and author of children's books. Freelance graphic artist.

Honors Awards

Mother Goose Award runner up, 1999, for Pinocchio; Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist, 2002, for Man on the Moon: A Day in the Life of Bob.



Man on the Moon: A Day in the Life of Bob, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 2002.


Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio, translated and adapted by Jane Fior, Dorling Kindersley (New York, NY), 1999.

Wolfgang Somary, Night and the Candlemaker, Barefoot Books (Bristol, England), 2000.

Tim Preston, Pumpkin Moon, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 2001.

Marcus Sedgwick, A Winter's Tale, Templar Publishing (Dorking, England), 2003, published as A Christmas Wish, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Contributor of illustrations to periodicals, including ES and London Independent on Sunday.

Work in Progress

Dougal, the Deep Sea-Diver, a sequel to Man on the Moon.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Publishers Weekly, September 23, 2002, review of Man on the Moon: A Day in the Life of Bob, p. 72; September 22, 2003, review of A Christmas Wish, p. 71.

School Library Journal, January, 2001, Miriam Lang Budin, review of Night and the Candlemaker, p. 108; October, 2002, John Peters, review of Man on the Moon: A Day in the Life of Bob, p. 98.*

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