Posy Simmonds

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Books

Agent: Caroline Dawnay
Associate : Sophie Scard

Posy Simmonds is best known for her weekly cartoon strip which ran in the Guardian from 1977 to 1987. The collected cartoons were published as MRS WEBER'S DIARY, TRUE LOVE, PICK OF POSY, PURE POSY and MUSTN'T GRUMBLE. She was Cartoonist of the Year in 1980 and 1981 and in 1998 was overall winner of the National Art Library Illustrations Award. GEMMA BOVERY was published by Cape in 1999 to great critical acclaim.  Her last book, TAMARA DREWE, was made into a film starring Gemma Arterton.

 

 

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2007

Jonathan Cape

A graphic novel loosely based on Hardy`s FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD.

2004

Jonathan Cape

The delightful tale of a beastly baker, a hard-working cat and a rabble of rude and frisky mice.

2003

Jonathan Cape

The book consists of approximately fifty `Literary Life` cartoons, as currently being serialised weekly every Saturday in the Guardian Review, and a selection of short stories.

1999

Jonathan Cape

A classic novel rewritten as glittering contemporary satire: the British adrift in Normandy.

1992

Jonathan Cape

Who told such dreadful lies and was burned to death.

1988

Jonathan Cape

Lulu is swept off her feet by a winged figure and flown into a wonderful world of pictures.

1987

Jonathan Cape

Fred is a cat who seems normal enough by day, but by night Fred is a singing superstar, much to the surprise of Fred's owners.

1987

Jonathan Cape

Pick of Posy Simmonds

1985

Jonathan Cape

Illustrated children's book

Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Anthony Jones
Assistant: Danielle Walker