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Tom McLaughlin

Author & Illustrator

Selection of my books

My Books

I write pictures and doodle words for Bloomsbury, Puffin, Oxford University Press, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, The Guardian, Disney, Nickelodeon.

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The Diabolical Mr Tiddles

The Diabolical Mr Tiddles

Meet Mr Tiddles – he’s not your everyday cat. He’s a cat with attitude!


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The Cloudspotter

The Cloudspotter doesn’t have many friends. He spends his time spotting not just clouds but adventures in the sky


The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

How an ordinary boy like Joe ended up with the most extraordinary job

Old Macdonald had a Zoo

Old Macdonald had a Zoo

Old MacDonald, of MacDonald’s Farm, is the talk of the cattle market and the most eligible pensioner in the paddock


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The Story Machine

Elliott is a boy who likes to find things and, one day, he stumbles across a machine


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Captain Buckleboots series

The naughty step is the place where Sam has to go when he has done something he knows he really shouldn’t have.

The Accidental Secret Agent

The Accidental Secret Agent

Schoolboy turns secret agent in this hilarious spy spoof! This top secret book uncovers the entire story of Kevin’s fateful and hilarious mission.


Up, Up and Away

Up, Up and Away

What does it take to build your very own planet? Orson is about to find out.


Coming Soon

Coming Soon

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve signed with with Walker Books to write and illustrate three new chapter books.

Educational Events

In my events I do readings, live drawing as well as talk about my experiences of being a dyslexic author and the book making process along with a powerpoint presentation. There’s also lots of laughter and loads of interactive fun.

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