Christopher Awdry

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Christopher Awdry
Born (1940-07-02) 2 July 1940 (age 79)
Devizes, United Kingdom
OccupationAuthor
NationalityBritish
EducationWorksop College
Period1983–2011
ChildrenRichard Awdry
ParentsWilbert Awdry (father)
Margaret Awdry (mother)
RelativesHilary Fortnam, Veronica Chambers (siblings)

Christopher Vere Awdry (born 2 July 1940)[1] is an English author best known for his contributions to The Railway Series of books featuring Thomas the Tank Engine, which was started by his father, the Rev. W. Awdry. He has also produced children's books based on a number of other railways.[2] He has also written non-fiction articles and books on heritage railways.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sibley, Brian. The Thomas the Tank Engine Man. p. 90.
  2. "About CHRISTOPHER AWDRY". Jacketflap.com. Retrieved 6 September 2015.