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Antony Wootten

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Antony Wootten

writer and illustrator

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David Hall HomeWhen writing for adults, rather than children, Antony writes as David Hall. Click here to find out more.

Antony runs a writers’ group in Grosmont, and the group has recently published their first book, a vibrant and eclectic compilation of short stories, entitled Time Well Spent.

Illustration and Painting

As well as writing books, Antony has illustrated a few, and also paints the scenery around him in North Yorkshire. He has two web sites where you can view his pictures: and, but if you scroll down this page, you will see a smattering of what those web sites have to offer.  Please note: you may need to enable ActiveX controls by following the instructions in the yellow bar at the top of this window.

Antony’s new novel, Buster’s Blitz, is included this term in Serial Mash, 2Simple’s online reading resource within Purple Mash.

Coming Soon:

A Feather For Your Father is the first of a new set of books by Antony Wootten. The set is likely to be called BigShorts: short novels for strong readers. A Feather For My Father will be released soon: date TBA.

A selection of Antony’s illustrations and landscape paintings.

Agents and Publishers

“Eskdale Publishing began as a self-publishing venture. Submitting to agents and publishers is massively time-consuming, and not something I am currently doing. However, I am very happy to be contacted.” Antony Wootten

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Teachers, would you like Antony to visit your school? Contact him on or

07719 814429.