Paul A.Mendelson

Paul A. Mendelson is the BAFTA-nominated creator of several hit BBC family-comedy series, including May to December, So Haunt Me and the long-running My Hero, starring Ardal O’Hanlon. He co-created Neighbors From Hell for DreamWorks Animation and writes regularly for BBC Radio 4 Drama. Paul’s first novel, In the Matter of Isabel, was published in 2017 and is being developed as a movie with a major Hollywood company. The Funnies is Paul’s second novel for children. His first, Losing Arthur, was about a boy whose mother posts his imaginary friend to Scotland! He is also the author of A Meeting in Seville (2018) and The Art of Listening and other ‘inspired’ fictions (2019).

Latest Book

Can you imagine growing up without a sense of humour?

In Marius K’s country everyone has their sense of humour removed at birth.

Uh huh. Except for Marius K. And, of course, The Funnies.
The Funnies??

People who somehow escaped the ‘zappers’ and fled into the forest. Determined to keep humour alive!
Some job!

Will Marius K find them – or will the scarifying Fun Police find him first?

Previous Books

The Art of Listening

A Meeting in Seville

Losing Arthur

In the Matter of Isabel

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