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SF Said

Photo © 2003 Christine Boyd


SF Said

SF Said is one of Britain’s best young writers and has judged the Whitbread Children’s Book Award.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

SF Said was born in Beirut, Lebanon, in May 1967. His family was originally from the Middle East—like his character Varjak, SF has Mesopotamian ancestors—but he has lived in London since the age of 2. SF thinks that growing up in the flat above Quentin Blake may be why he always wanted to be a children’s writer.

SF says that authors like Roald Dahl, Ursula Le Guin, and Rudyard Kipling made him who he is. Their books shaped his mind, as did all the... Read More


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Varjak Paw
Written by SF Said, Illustrated by Dave McKean

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Varjak Paw
Written by SF Said, Illustrated by Dave McKean

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