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HARRY HORSE (1960 - 2007)
Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency
represented by Caroline Sheldon
Richard Horne, pen name Harry Horse (9 May 1960, Coventry - 10 January 2007, Shetland Island of Burra) was a British author, illustrator and political cartoonist. He was also known as a member of the band Swamptrash. Harry Horse was a genius with words and pictures. As a children's writer and illustrator he won awards for many of his books including The Last Polar Bears(1998), Little Rabbit Lost (2002), The Last Gold Diggers which won the Smarties Gold Award (1998) and The Last Castaways which won the Smarties Silver Award in 2003 . His work has been translated into many languages and is particularly admired in America. His last series of picture books (Puffin) are about Little Rabbit, an enchanting character with illustrations reminiscent of Ernest Shepard, a character Publisher's Weekly described as 'Everyone's favorite long-eared toddler'. He also worked as a political cartoonist, his work appearing inThe Guardian, The Independent, The New Yorker and the Glasgow Sunday Herald amongst other publications.
Harry is represented in main by Tam Dean Burn with regards to the stage shows
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Year Of the Horse
Year Of the Horse
Cartoons are projected on to a huge screen and Horse's descriptions are recited. Focusing on the 52 cartoons that Horse produced for The Sunday Herald newspaper in 2005 and 2006, Tam Dean Burn explores Horse's brilliant and savage imagination, with a specially composed soundtrack by Keith McIvor, aka JD Twitch of Glasgow's legendary club night, Optimo.
New Piece With Text / Images By Harry Horse, soundtrack by Keith McIvor
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