Tobias Druitt

Tobias Druitt is an author of fantasy novels. Tobias Druitt is the pseudonym of two authors who write together, Diane Purkiss and Michael Dowling.[1]

Diane Purkiss is a Tutor in English at Keble College, Oxford University, and she is the first Oxford English Faculty member since C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien to publish a children's book.

Michael Dowling is Diane Purkiss' son. He is one of the subjects of the ongoing Channel 4 documentary series, Child Genius.[2]



  1. ^ BBC Oxford Write On! For Children in Need, 8 November 2005 BBC – Oxford – Features – The Authors Retrieved 3 May 2009
  2. ^ Daily Telegraph 10 February 2007; Sunday Times 17 December 2006 Retrieved 3 May 2009