Greg
James and
Chris
Smith

Radio 1 hosts and joint authors of the Kid Normal series, published by Bloomsbury.

Greg James is an award-winning writer and broadcaster who​ grew up in various dull home-counties of Southern England. He’s best known for hosting the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, the Tailenders podcast and doing stupid challenges for Sport Relief. He now lives in North London with his wife Bella and their dog Barney who is an absolute idiot.

Chris Smith is a journalist and broadcaster with a radio career spanning 20 years across Xfm, Virgin Radio and BBC Radio 1. He was born in Northamptonshire and now lives in north London with his wife, their son and a cat called Mabel who is obsessed with soup.

The pair began to collaborate on their award-winning Kid Normal series in 2017, and since then the books have topped bestseller lists all around the world with the stories being translated into over 20 languages. Greg and Chris have performed their live show based on Kid Normal to thousands of children from Edinburgh to Chicago.


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