Period 1978 – present
Genre Children’s fiction/Children’s TV
Notable works Chorlton and the Wheelies, Jamie and the Magic Torch & Hoo Ha House
Jo Kemp (born Josephine Phillips) is a British author who primarily writes children’s fiction. She became known for writing the first series of ‘Chorlton and the Wheelies’ and ‘Jamie and the Magic Torch’ for Cosgrove Hall Films. She went on to write ‘Boodle Books’ for Thurman publishing and ran Orchid Productions Ltd. which was a film/animation production company which produced the YTV series ‘The Raggy Dolls’.
‘Boodles’ became ‘Hoo Ha House’ and is a current project. She is also a writer/producer for Commercials Unlimited and The Business Films. (London based film production companies)