Author(s): Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
In December 1960, the first episode of Coronation Street (UK) aired with actor William Roache appearing as the character of Ken Barlow. Half a century later, Roache is the only remaining original cast member and ready to reflect on the program’s most memorable moments, the secret of its success, and the history of the show from its very early days of live broadcasts to the current schedule demands. Celebrating the actor, his role, and the beloved soap series, this memoir and memorial to Coronation Street provides fans with insights and anecdotes galore.
Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children, including the Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies series; DOG BREATH, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; and THE PAPERBOY, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him online at www.pilkey.com.