Children's Author

Welcome to my website. I'm Terry Deary ®, professional actor, singer and writer for stage, television, movies and radio.

To see me perform why not have a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b20j8H4lbw8 where I'm working with a musical group called Eboracum to tell the story of the great composer Handel?

I am also a children's author with 320 fiction and non-fiction books published in the past 40 years, selling over 33 million copies in over 40 languages. 

My best-known children's book titles are the "Horrible Histories" series, first published 26 years ago and  still popular thanks to a BBC television series based on the books. There are around 100 titles. Readers interested in the HH books can see how they came about HERE.

I have written 150 novels, as well as the non-fiction, If you have a question then I can be contacted by email at THIS PAGE .  (NOTE: No messages from schools please.) I try to answer ALL messages from genuine fans within a week of receiving them.

See me present some of his quirky television documentaries HERE and HERE as well as my "Great North Run Tales" HERE

Enjoy the site, it's good to see you.

Latest News

February - March 2020New publications - 2020

Look out for ...

The first new "Horrible Histories title for two years ... 'All at sea'

A reprint of 'Master Crook's

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