I've worked as a freelance illustrator for more than thirty years with publishers here in the UK, and with others in other parts of the world. Projects have ranged from classics like Wind in the Willows and the Arthurian Legends, through mythological and historical subjects for more educational needs and through to award winning books like Firework Maker's Daughter (Philip Pullman), and complicated puzzle books like Usborne's Dragon Quest (Andy Dixon).
""Molly's grandma was very different from other grandmas. Whenever Molly visited, Grandma whisked her off on an amazing adventure." """For the first time, our incredibly popular "Where's the...?" series gets a girl-power twist with an all-female cast. Molly, Grandma, and the ever-faithful dog, Pebbles, go on an epic voyage to find fairies. But where are the magical creatures hiding? Only Pebbl... read more
Study ancient Greek mythology with this interactive book that is filled with panels, pouches and fold out sections to open and explore. Read about all aspects of Greece's mythical stories, from the creation of the gods to the great Trojan horse ploy. The tales will fascinate children of all ages and educate them in Greek myths and legends.
When evil Winston the wig-wearing Wizard casts a spell to make everyone's hair fall out something must be done. Three intrepid explorers set off on a quest for the source of Winston's powers, deep inside the dragon's lair.
Red Kite Books' "Discovering" series offers a refreshing take on history: 32-page non-fiction books with a rhyming fictional story line along the bottom of each spread. Children learn from the informative main text and then engage with the subject through the story line, the spectacular illustrations and - in trade editions - the free flag or other component. In "Discovering Vikings", we go on... read more
Where's the Knight? Do knights in shining armor still exist? Grandfather, George, and Meg the dog are on the hunt to find out. Even though the three manage to wander through a spooky old castle without seeing a single medieval warrior, sharp-eyed kids will see them everywhere. Over 100 knights are leaning out of the slit windows, hiding behind drawbridges, and even jousting! Little hands will ... read more
When the annual frost-dragon migration fails to happen, Dr. Drake and his apprentices Daniel and Beatrice realise something sinister is afoot - could dark dragonologist Alexandra Goryntchka be up to no good again? The trio head to the Lost Isle of Dragons, where they face grave danger to stop their enemy finding the Hammer of the Dragons: a legendary weapon deadly to all dragons. When they lea... read more
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I love how good design can complete a writer's vision and make it engaging. Fantasy, thrillers, historical and fiction really get me going.
An illustrator with a style that is nostalgic, yet fresh, and charming yet mature! Cover design + picture books. Lover of color + texture.