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The last word… Jeremy Strong, author

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Children’s author, Jeremy Strong, talks to us about his favourite books, pet cat Jeeves and the key to a great comedy story

Jeremy Strong

What was one of your favourite books as a child?

My mother lived on a farm in Zambia, then Northern Rhodesia. She met my father at the end of World War II. They were married and he brought her back to bombed-out London in 1946. My maternal grandmother thereafter often stayed with us for long periods. She brought with her a South African classic – Jock of the Bushveld by Sir James Percy FitzPatrick (Puffin). (It’s one of David Attenborough’s favourite books.) This became our bedtime story for several months. My brother and I loved the tales of the brave dog, Jock, saving his master from lions, snakes, and all sorts of dangers. One of the first stories I wrote, aged six and a bit, was a re-telling of one of Jock’s adventures.

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  1. Jaroslav
    on 9 November 2011

    jeremi strong canpaign for fun

    i like your stores and i bin to see you to the kleff hall and thac wurd was funny vhen you vanted to vrite wory you writen wowy

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