I was born long ago in the mists of time and left school as soon as I could to study art. This I did for many years, entering during Flower Power and emerging shortly before Punk raised its ugly head. My first book was published in 1976 and since then have written and illustrated some sixty more. I left my native Essex two years ago to live near the sea in East Sussex where I continue to write and draw, mainly for my own amusement. Life is sweet.