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Huckerby & Ostler are an Emmy-winning and BAFTA-nominated writing partnership. They have scripted hundreds of episodes of popular TV shows such as DANGER MOUSE, THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO!, PETER RABBIT and SHAUN THE SHEEP, reaching worldwide audiences of millions. They are currently scripting a new TV adaptation of Tove Jansson’s beloved MOOMIN book series, MOOMINVALLEY, which airs in the UK on Sky One and worldwide from late 2018.

DEFENDER OF THE REALM, their middle grade fantasy adventure book series about a royal superhero, is published by Scholastic in the UK and USA and was long-listed for the Branford Boase Award. The second book in the series, DEFENDER OF THE REALM: DARK AGE was published in the UK in June 2017. The third instalment, DEFENDER OF THE REALM: KING’S ARMY, will be published in June 2018.

They are currently scripting an animated family feature for Studio Canal with Academy Award-winning director, Steve Box (WALLACE & GROMIT: CURSE OF THE WERERABBIT). Their first feature film, HOWL - “A rollicking monster movie” (Miami Herald) was released in the UK in 2015 and US in January 2016. Their second feature, DON'T KNOCK TWICE - “One of the best mother-child horror movies since The Orphanage” (Vodzilla), starring Katee Sackhoff, was released in the US and UK, March 2017.

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