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Knife & Packer

Writer, Children's

Knife and Packer are the highly experienced creative partnership of Duncan McCoshan and Jem Packer, whose credits include award-winning children’s books and popular television shows and cartoon strips.



Fleabag Monkeyface
CiTV, Impossible Pictures

Creators, Lead Writers and Associate Producers.

Series based on their best selling book series Fleabag Monkeyface (Walker Books)

Generated all 52 episode storylines and wrote 37 scripts as well as designing and creating preliminary sketches for all additional characters

Ranked as one of CiTV’s most popular shows


Badly Drawn Beth
Orchard Books/Hachette

Winner of the inaugural 2016 Laugh Out Loud (Lollies) Award for the ‘funniest book, age 6-8’

The Sunday Times praised their ‘wit and observation’

The Guardian said ‘A hilarious new diary series…Be prepared to laugh your socks off’

Fleabag Monkeyface
Walker Books
Freak Street and Wheelnuts! Craziest Race on Earth!
Scholastic Australia
Zac Zoltan's Mad Monster Agency
Captain Fact
Teachers: The Naked Truth
Scholastic UK
Father Christmas: The Naked Truth
Scholastic UK

Cartoon Strips

It's Grim Up North London
Private Eye

Their comic strip has appeared in every issue of Private Eye since 2000

Perfect Couple
Sunday Times Style Magazine
The Guardian
Office Alien
The Guardian
Bricks and Mortar
The Times