I write and illustrate children's books, and perform my stuff too. I've published four children's books and have taken five one-man shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
MA in Illustration from the University of Hertfordshire (commendation)
Doncaster Book Awards committee member
Twice nominated for the World Book Day ‘Storytelling Superstar’ competition
Twice winner of the Ilkley Literature Festival open mic award
Finalist in the TES ‘Bookaboo’ story-telling competition
Into Film Awards, teacher of the year nominee
Led my school in winning £10,000 worth of books in the first ‘World Book Day Award’ (2015)
Finalist is National Literacy Trust 'Poetry Prize' 2016
Golden Egg Academy member
Shortlisted for the 2020 Stratford Literary Festival/Salariya Books Children's Picture Book Competition
Clients include: National Literacy Trust; Churchill Insurance; Brake the Road Safety Charity; Persona Education; Rotary International
"Phil Sheppard is a
multi-talented cartoonist, writer and stand-up
comic for kids...
"A gifted cartoonist as well as
a livewire storyteller..."
"Phil Sheppard is an engaging performer, and his expressive illustrations fully complement the colourful story."
“Professional quality cartoons and impressive impersonations…
Clever gags and wordplay
permeate the script…”
The Edinburgh Guide
“Sheppard is a talented young man... Not only is he a fantastic cartoonist, but he also wrote, and now acts out, this witty story… A fantastic achievement that is truly enjoyable.”
'Three Weeks' magazine
"Lollipopman is celebrated with bright attractive drawings and infectious humour.”
TES (Times Educational Supplement)