Illustrator brings his creations to school
AS ILLUSTRATOR of a host of children’s television and book characters including Bagpuss, The Clangers and Ivor the Engine, Peter Firmin is a hero to followers of the adventures. On Friday the creator joined pupils at Challock primary school to view their computer and card animation and left impressed with their efforts. As creator of numerous puppets, including Basil Brush, the Blean-based artist produced some of his most famous characters and left the youngsters inspired to work even harder on their skills.
Bagpuss character creator Peter Firmin with class 3 pupils at Challock School