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Mike Barfield is best known as an award-winning cartoonist whose Apparently strip has appeared in Private Eye for two decades. He is also a successful TV and radio scriptwriter, who has written for Chris Tarrant and Dennis the Menace among others.


Mike's interactive science book, Destroy This Book in the Name of Science, is published by Buster Books in the UK and by a dozen other publishers worldwide, and is the first in this highly original series.


Laurence King publish The Ultimate Insult Generator, and that will be followed by a slightly more serious information book in 2018.


Armed with his first-class biology degree, Mike tours the UK with his massively popular school workshops in science, maths and poetry, and his SWAT! show about insects was a sell-out at the Hay Festival. His book of the same name is published by Brambleby Books.


Mike is married with two children and lives in north Yorkshire.


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Mike Barfield

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