Tom Gates. Vocabulary game. My World - Tom Gates. How to Doodle Like Tom Gates. Tom Gates Brilliant World 1. Tom Gates Extra Special Treats ( . . . not) The gibberish class. Liz Pichon: A lot of the things that Tom gets up to come from my own childhood. Have you always been a doodler?
When I was little I loved copying the characters from comics, especially ANYTHING by Walt Disney. I remember being told at primary school that I should spend a LOT more time concentrating on my writing and less on my drawings, which I thought was silly because I liked doing BOTH. The style of doodling I use in the Tom Gates books is the style I thought the character would use. It’s not a style I’d ever done before – but now I’ve started, I can’t stop!