I write and illustrate children's books, and sometimes perform my poems and stuff too. I've published four children's books and have performed five one-man shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. I'm also a primary school teacher and...
Treasurer for the Doncaster Book Awards
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
Led my school in winning £10,000 worth of books in the first ‘Word 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
"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)