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Born London 1957

I lived in Docklands before it was fashionable and wanted to be an illustrator from an early age.

Attended: Medway College of Art and Design 1976 - 77

                Bath Academy of Art 1977 - 80

Bath Academy, especially, gave me the time and space to learn to draw.

I later taught at Bath and also at Southampton College of Higher Education for a while.

After graduating I was clueless about making a living but began to find work in magazines and, eventually, children's books.

I've never had a proper job, but I've illustrated everything from nursery rhymes to war poems and the best day is still one where I have only to draw.

2010 - present

2010 - present

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