BB Factfile

Did you know that …

  • The four gnomes Baldmoney, Sneezewort, Cloudberry and Dodder in BB’s prize-winning book The Little Grey Men are all named after British wild meadow flowers?
  • The albino pinkfoot goose immortalised in Manka the Sky Gypsy is not a myth? A white variant of a barnacle goose has recently been spotted at RSPB Nature Reserve Mersehead on the Solway.
  • BB was art master at Rugby School for 15 years before following a freelance writing career?

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