WHAT have I been up to? Click here for an archive of past events!

Scroll down to see if I’m doing an event in your area! If you’re looking to book me for something, huge apologies; I’ve had to make the decision not to take any more bookings until 2018. (Or I’ll never get around to making any books!)



19 Feb (Sun): London, Royal Festival Hall, 11:30, Free illustration event with Katherina Manolessou, Stephen Collins, David O’Connell & me, details here


World Book Day: Chandlings School with Philip Reeve

Dubai: Emirates Festival of Literature

Booking details here and here!

With local UAE illustrator Maitha Al Khayat! Booking details here!

Booking details here!

24 March (Fri): Dun Laoghaire, Ireland: Mountains to Sea festival (check back for further events!)


30 April (Sun): Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford Lit Fest (Guest Director)


Barnes, London – Barnes Lit Fest (check back for details)

Hay-on-Wye, Wales: Hay Lit Fest (check back for details)


3 June (Sat): Fairford, Gloucestershire: Fairford Book Festival (organised by Paul Cornell, check back for details)

15 June (Thurs): Derby, Derbyshire: Derby Lit Fest (check back for details)

No events in your area? Come join us in the Virtual Studio on Twitter and take part in drawing games! All ages welcome.

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