Philip Ardagh is an English children's author, primarily known for the Eddie Dickens series of books. He has written more than 100 books including adult fiction and children's non-fiction.
During 2004 and 2005 Ardagh collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney and illustrator-animator Geoff Dunbar to create McCartney's first children's book, High in the Clouds. The Observer called it
"a tale about the perils of unchecked global capitalism".
Philip Ardagh was born in 1961, in Kent, England, where he grew up with one brother.
In 2009, Ardagh published the first of his Grubtown Tales series, 'Stinking Rich & Just Plain Stinky', which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize for being the funniest book that year. The series went on to contain seven full-length tales and a short story…Read more on Wikipedia