Authors Convinced To Cosplay As Their Favorite Fictional Characters

Authors Convinced To Cosplay As Their Favorite Fictional Characters

Photographer Cambridge Jones got a bunch of authors to dress as their favorite characters. Above are Terry Jones as Rupert the Bear and Terry Pratchett as Just William. This project begs the question: If you had the chance, what character from your childhood would you dress up as?

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Cambridge Jones collaborated with The Story Museum to put together a series of photos of current authors, and decided to make it interesting by asking to photograph them dressed up as their favorite characters from beloved childhood books.

See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

This is Cambridge Jones himself dressed up as Biggles from the Biggles series of adventure books.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Phillip Pullman dressed as Long John Silver from Treasure Island.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Neil Gaiman as the Badger from The Wind in the Willows.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Francesca Simon and Stephen Butler as the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Anthony Horowitz as Jekyll and Hyde from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Benjamin Zephaniah as Anansi the Spider, from the folklore of Ghana.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Malorie Blackman as the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Michael Morpurgo as Magwych from Great Expectations.






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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters

Terry Jones as Rupert the Bear from the children's comic strip of the same name.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters


The always fucking amazing Terry Pratchett as Just William from the series of short stories.

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See! Authors Cosplaying As Their Favorite Childhood Characters


Holly Smale as the Witch from The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

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Be sure to click on the link at the top of the post to read Jones' commentary about each photograph you see here!

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