Cavan Scott

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Cavan Scott
Born (1973-04-17) 17 April 1973 (age 45)
Bristol, United Kingdom
OccupationComic Writer, Author
Period2000 -

Cavan Scott (born 17 April 1973) is a freelance comic writer and author. He is best known for his work on a variety of spin-offs from the BBC Television series Doctor Who as well as comics and novels for Star Wars, Vikings "Ali-A Adventures"and Penguins of Madagascar.

In April 2016 his 2016 World Book Day book Star Wars: The Escape became the UK's number one bestselling book.

He was also script editor on the first series of Highlander talking books and produced Blakes 7 for Big Finish Productions.

He has written a number of books based upon the BBC Television series Countryfile and Planet Dinosaur as well as a children's books and comic based on such popular children's franchises Skylanders, Disney Inifinity, Adventure Time and Angry Birds.

He is currently writing a series of Sherlock Holmes novels for Titan Books, the first of which "The Patchwork Devil" was published in 2016.

Scott conceived and launched Countryfile Magazine in 2007 and has written for over 30 national magazines and newspapers. He regularly appears on local and national radio commentating on rural affairs and has been a judge of various countryside awards including the RSPB Farming for Nature Award and the FARMA Farm Retailer of the Year.[1] More recently he appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss the casting of Peter Calpaldi as the 12th Doctor Who.[2]

He also writes serialised children's books for "Fiction Express", the next of which is "Snaffles the Cat Burglar".[3]

He lives near Bristol with his wife Clare and their daughters Chloe and Connie.




  • Project: Valhalla (2005) (with Mark Wright)
  • Countryfile: Great British Walks (2010), (Editor)
  • Countryfile Perfect Days Out (2010)
  • John Craven's Countryfile Companion (2010) (collaboration with John Craven
  • The Obverse Book of Ghosts (2010) (Editor)
  • The Sarah Jane Adventures: Wraith World (2010)
  • Adam's Farm: My Life on the Land (2011) (with Adam Henson)
  • Planet Dinosaur (2011)
  • Blake's 7: The Forgotten (2012) (with Mark Wright)
  • Skylanders: The Machine of Doom (2012) (writing as Onk Beakman)
  • Skylanders: Official Annual 2013 (2012)
  • Skylanders: Quiz Quest (2012)
  • Skylanders: Spyro vs the Mega Monsters (2013) (Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • Skylanders: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fishmaster (2013) (Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • Skylanders: Lightning Rod faces the Cyclops Queen (2013) (Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • Doctor Who: Who-ology (2013) (with Mark Wright)
  • The Angry Birds Official Sticker Book (2013)
  • Skylanders: Official Annual 2014 (2013)
  • Skylanders: The A-Z of Skylands (2013)
  • The World of Angry Birds Ultimate Guide (2013)
  • "The Official Beano Sticker Book" (2014)
  • Skylanders Universe: The Ultimate Guide (2014)
  • Skylanders: Terrifin Battles The Boom Brother (2014) Writing as Onk Beakman
  • Skylanders: Cynder Comfronts the Weather Wizard (2014) Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • Skylanders: Time Twister (2014) Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • Skylanders: Erupter Meets the Nightmare Kings (2014) Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • "Mama Barkfingers" (2014)
  • "The Hunted" (2014)
  • "Billy Button" (2014)
  • "Pest Control" (2014)
  • "The Changeling" (2014)
  • "Snaffles the Cat Burglar" (2014)
  • Skylanders: Trigger Happy Targets The Evil Kaos (2014) Writing as Onk Beakman)
  • "Angry Birds Treasure Island" (2015)
  • "Warhammer 40:000 Plague Harvest" (2015)
  • "Dennis the Menace: The Golden Catapult" (2015)
  • "Adventure Park: Pirate Peril" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Dinosaur Danger" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Rainforest Riot" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Medieval Madness" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Monster Mayhem" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Cosmic Chaos" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Candy Crisis" (2016)
  • "Adventure Park: Pyramid Panic" (2016)
  • "LEGO DC Super Heroes Character Encyclopedia" (2016)
  • "Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space - The Escape" (2016)
  • "Sherlock Holmes: The Patchwork Devil" (2016)
  • "Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space - The Snare" (2016)
  • "Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space - The Steal" (2016)
  • "Children of the Cull" (2016)
  • "Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space - The Cold" (2017)
  • "Sherlock Holmes: Cry of the Innocent" (2017)

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