Tony Maddox

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Tony Maddox is a British artist and a writer of children's books.

He was born in Birmingham, and worked there as a commercial artist in an advertising agency. His first book, Spike, the Sparrow who Couldn't Sing, was published in 1987.[1] He followed this up with Fergus the Farmyard Dog, which sold well, leading to nine sequels. He has had twenty-one books published which have had worldwide sales and been translated into many languages.[citation needed]

His book Not So Loud, Oliver!, written with Martin Clunes,[1] was shortlisted in the Baby Book category for the 2005 Booktrust Early Years Award.

Personal life[edit]

Tony Maddox is married with four grown children, and lives in Worcestershire. His hobbies are painting and playing classical guitar.[1]


  1. ^ a b c About the Author at