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14 February 1972
Blackpool, Lancashire, England
|Occupation||Animator, illustrator, writer|
Curtis Jobling (born 14 February 1972) is a British illustrator, animator and author, born in Blackpool, England but lives in Warrington. He was production designer of children's TV hit Bob the Builder, where he visualised all of that programme's characters and sets. Jobling is also an author and illustrator of children's books, including Frankenstein's Cat, a muddled up feline. The first series of Frankenstein's Cat has aired on CBBC and BBC1 in the UK. Frankenstein's Cat has also aired in France, Australia and South America.
Curtis' pre-school show, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion, about a noisy lion cub and his Jingly Jangly Jungle friends was produced by Chapman Entertainment and McKinnon and Saunders, and first aired on the BBC's CBeebies channel in Spring 2011.
In 2010, Curtis signed a two-book deal with Puffin for his young adult series of fantasy horror entitled Wereworld. The first novel, Rise of The Wolf, was released in January 2011 in the UK, and short-listed for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2011. The US edition will be released in Fall 2011. The second book, Rage of Lions was released Summer 2011, with books 3 & 4 released in 2012, and books 5 & 6 released in the summer and fall of 2013 respectively.
He is a fan of the rugby team Warrington Wolves (nickname Wire).
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