Q: What did you want to be when you were a child?
A: I never thought about being an adult or one day having a career so there was nothing I wanted to be. A bit short-sighted really.
Q: What are you afraid of?
A: Snakes and spiders –deadly or not
Q: What’s your favourite colour?
A: Cerulean blue
Q: What is your favourite possession?
A: My garden
Q: How long have you been a writer?
A: Since I was a child but professionally since my first book was published in 1974
Q: Do you write /draw by hand or on the computer?
A: I write and draw by hand
Q: Which of your characters do you most identify with?
A: Zoe in Zoe’s Boat
Q: Where do you get your greatest ideas from?
A: They come from somewhere mysterious – if only I knew where – I’d go there more often and have more great ideas
Q: What sort of books do you write?
A: I write and illustrate picture books
Q: Which writers/illustrators would you have on your dream team and why?
A:Raold Dahl and Julia Donaldson!Best sellers of course!
Q: I loved writing this bit....
A: The twist on the final page of Tom Finger Published by Bloomsbury:
But Tom Finger had gone. In a blinking he’d gone. Not even his footprints were left in the snow.