most recent series is The Incredible Dadventure,
which won the ‘Lancashire Fantastic Book Award’ and the ‘Teach Primary Book Award’.
Dave Lowe’s Stinky and Jinks books (about a boy and his genius hamster) have won several awards and have been translated into six languages (Dutch, French, Greek, Hungarian, Brazilian Portuguese and German).
Dave Lowe grew up in a town called Dudley, in England. He has lived in Turkey and Malaysia and now lives (with his wife, two teenage daughters and a mini sausage dog called Ted) in Brisbane, Australia.
He’s recently written four plays: an adaptation of Andy Griffiths’ classic ‘The Day My Bum Went Psycho’; two plays based on his own books ‘My Hamster is a Genius’ and ‘My Hamster is a Pirate’; and an original play called ‘Goldie – The Untold Story of Goldilocks’.
He has also co-written ‘Café’, an episode of the brilliant TV show ‘Bluey’.
Things Dave likes: cups of tea, libraries, Indian food, West Bromwich Albion FC, mint-choc-chip ice cream.
Things Dave is scared of: spiders, snakes, heights, broccoli.
Ted, Dave’s mini sausage dog, is mostly well-behaved but sometimes wees when he is excited to see you.
Dave is terrible at drawing. His ‘Stinky and Jinks’ and ‘The Incredible Dadventure’ books are illustrated by The Boy Fitz Hammond, who is really good at drawing.