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Richard Dikstra


Children's author. Scottish, living in London. I write two series :- Tigeropolis (ages 7-11) and The Adventures of Captain Bobo (Picture Book series, ages 4+) and frequently give talks to primary schools about tigers, conservation and the inspiration behind my books.

Tigeropolis is a fun tale about a family of vegetarian tigers running their own wildlife reserve in the foothills of the Himalayas. Captain Bobo is a series following the adventures of a captain and his comic crew aboard a paddle steamer on the West Coast of Scotland.

I also co-host the Podcast Belle Books & Stories - finding out what lies behind the books we all en



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