By Sam Geitt
*In 1988, Groosham Grange was published. This book went on to win the 1989 Lancashire Children's Book of the Year Award.
*Anthony won the Hampshire Book Award in 2003 for the book Skeleton Key.
* In 2008 He won the Booktrust Teenage Prize For the book Snakehead.
* He has won many many other British Book Awards for his Alex Rider series.
*He was born on April 5, 1955
*He is English
* When Anthony was only was around 20, his father was facing bankruptcy, and when Anthony was 22, his father died from cancer.
* His two favorite childhood books where Dracula and Frankenstein.
* His first book was published in 1979. It was called The Sinister Secret of Frederick K Bower.
* One of his favorite books is Great Exectations.
* He has written 50+ books