Cavan Scott

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Cavan Scott
Born (1973-04-17) 17 April 1973 (age 43)
Bristol, UK
Occupation Children's Author, Science fiction writer, rural affairs journalist
Nationality British
Period 2000 -

Cavan Scott (born 17 April 1973) is a freelance author, journalist and editor. He is best known for his work on a variety of spin-offs from the BBC Television series Doctor Who, often in collaboration with co-writer Mark Wright. He was also script editor on the first series of Highlander talking books and co-produced Iris Wildthyme for Big Finish Productions. As of 2014, he produces their Blake's 7 audio series.

He has written a number of books based upon the BBC Television series Countryfile and Planet Dinosaur as well as a range of books based on the children's video game franchises Skylanders and Angry Birds.

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]

In June 2013, Scott and Wright became Sunday Times Bestselling authors as Who-ology entered the Sunday Times Bestseller list.[3] Scott is now working on a Warhammer 40,000 novella, scripts for The Beano and numerous children's books for Puffin Books.[4]

He also writes serialised children's books for "Fiction Express", the next of which is "Snaffles the Cat Burglar".[5]

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)
  • "Mama Barkfingers" (2014)
  • "Snaffles the Cat Burglar" (2014)

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