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Dugald Steer
Born 1965 (age 56–57)
South London
Occupation Writer, teacher
Nationality English
Period 1995–present
Genre Children's literature

Dugald A. Steer B.A. (Brist), S.A.S.D. (born 1965) is an English children's writer.


Early life and education

Dugald Steer was born in 1965 and grew up in Surrey. He completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English literature and philosophy at Bristol University, then completed a TEFL course and lived in Spain for five years.


After returning to the United Kingdom, Steer got a job with Templar Publishing, working his way up to become an editor. At Templar, he wrote and edited many books, including the first few and actually is an English teacher of an academy of English. The academy is The English Academy (TEA) Ologies. He has since gone freelance in order to pursue writing for children full-time.

Published works

Steer has authored over 100 books, beginning with Big Bear and the Missing Mouse (1995). Other notable works of his include Mythical Mazes, Scary Fairies, An Accidental Christmas, Just One More Story, The Night Tiger, Dragonology, The Dragonology Chronicles: The Dragon's Eye, The Dragonology Chronicles: The Dragon Diary, The Dragonology Chronicles: The Dragon's Apprentice and The Dragonology Chronicles: The Dragon Prophecy.

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