Chris White

Chris is a writer. illustrator and performance poet. He has sold thousands of books world-wide and makes constant appearances at festivals, schools, and libraries. He has had many poetry and story books published since his first, ‘BITEY THE VEGGIE VAMPIRE’, in 2000. As well as scribbling pictures to accompany his own work, Chris illustrates for other authors too. His books include ‘THE A-Z OF COMPLETELY MADE-UP DINOSAURS’ and ‘DON’T PUT DAVE IN THE MICROWAVE!’

Chris has featured at many literary festivals, including The Edinburgh Fringe, The Edinburgh Book Festival, The Doha Book Festival and The Cheltenham Book Festival. His poetry performances and writing workshops have taken him all over the world, visiting schools in places such as China, Russia, Sweden, Vietnam, Jordan, India, Germany, The Congo, and Qatar, where Chris was writer in residence at the National Library.

Chris has had his poems and pictures broadcast on BBC TV and radio and worked for the British government and the British Council on various projects. His book, ‘S.H.E.L.L. (Episode I) – THE HORSE AWAKENS’ has been nominated for the 2022 Big Book Award and 2022 saw the launch of ‘NO! NO! NO! – DON’T KISS THE FROG!’ his latest picture book.