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    Kevin Futers
  • Occupation: Writer
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  • Birthday: August 12
  • Locale: United Kingdom
  • Member Since: 3/15/2013


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About Kevin

Hi, I am Kevin Futers, the author of the Adventures of the Billy Goats Gruff. I was born in Dundee, Scotland in 1968 and after a young childhood spent around the UK, my family settled down in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was here that I grew up and as a young lad with the strong feeling of being Scottish (and being reminded regularly of my accent). I never really noticed that I had become a Geordie u... More
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1. Five Children and It (Hardcover)
    Author: Edith Nesbit
    Illustrator: Larry Wilkes
    Publisher: Heinemann
N/A 3/17/2013
Kevin tagged as: I recommend , I read
160 Reviews  
2. Farmer Giles of Ham / The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (Paperback)
    Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
    Publisher: Unwin Books
N/A 3/17/2013
Kevin said: I love this story, it has so much fun and humour, from Garm the talking dog to the giant who thinks he is being bitten by flies when he is shot at. Given that Tolkein knew his history very well, it al...more
tags: I read , I recommend
9 Reviews  
3. Roverandom (Paperback)
    Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Ages 4-8 3/17/2013
Kevin said: It is by turn funny, silly and moving. It was not originally meant for publication - just a bit of fun for his children, hence the shameless use of the Psammead from E Nesbit's Five Children and It.
tags: I read
242 Reviews  
4. The Adventures of the Billy Goats Gruff (Paperback)
    Author: Kevin P. Futers
    Publisher: Eloquent Books
All Ages 3/15/2013
Kevin tagged as: I wrote , fairy tale , Anglo-Saxon , Northumbria , Historical Fantasy , I recommend
3 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Kevin Futers on 3/17/2013 at 3:43 PM:
Thank you Eric, still just getting used to the place ... nice to see a friendly face!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 3/16/2013 at 10:03 AM:
Hello, Kevin.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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