Frank William Huline Dickens (born 2 February 1932) was born in Hornsey, London.
Dickens left school at sixteen and began working for his father, a painter-decorator. A self-taught artist, he began working as a cartoonist in 1959 and has since won eight 'Cartoonist of the Year' awards for his Bristow series. In 1971 he made an introduction into stage work and in 1999 adapted Bristow into a six-part series for BBC Radio 4. Dickens has also published twelve children's books and two thrillers.
Frank's creative estate - including some unpublished works - are represented by Knight Features.
This children’s fiction title follows the adventure and antics of Stanley Crocodile and Ollie Hippopotamus as they stowaway on board a cruise ship.
"The longest running daily cartoon strip by a single author is "Bristow" by Frank Dickens (UK) which has been in continuous publication since first published in the Aberdeen Press & Journal on 18th September 1961".
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