Quick fire questions

When is your most productive time to work? 
First thing in the morning or late evening.

Drawing item you can’t live without? 

Pencils, preferably 2mm clutch-type with a 4b lead.

What music puts you in your groove? 

Anything simultaneously gloomy and soothing.

Age of child you most love to draw?  

All ages!

If you were an animal, what would you be? 

Erm... a platypus.

Favourite, yes only one, children’s book of all time? 

That's Cruel! OK, 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' by Judith Kerr.

Illustrator, author from any time you most admire? 

Maurice Sendak - such beautiful draughtsmanship.