John has over 25 years experience as a children's book illustrator, working with the top publishers in both the UK and the USA with co-editions in nearly every country in the world. He has illustrated books written by some of the most prestigious authors of children's books today including Dick King Smith (Babe, etc) Martin Waddell (Can't You Sleep Little Bear, Farmer Duck, etc), Sally Grindley & Malachy Doyle, amongst many others.
Sales of individual books such as the ever popular My Goose Betsy (Walker Books) and I Love You This Much (Zonderkidz) have sold over 120,000 copies each, whilst work in series such as 100 Days of Cool (MathStart series - Harper Collins, USA) has reached over 1.5 million readers.
John completed a number of projects in 2008 including a book he wrote and illustrated called 'Dinosnore' to be published in 2009 by Andersen Books UK, 4 lift-the-flap books for Parragon UK and a book of Five Minute Animal Stories for Lion Hudson UK. For 2009 John will finish another title for Gullane books written by Tiziana Bendall-Brunello entitled ' My Favourite Food' and 'Moose on the Loose' for Sleeping Bear Press in USA.