James Brown was eight when Anthony Browne came to his school and drew an amazing gorilla. He decided, then and there, to become an author/illustrator himself. James studied Creative Writing at St Andrews (where he kept writing for children and drawing all over everything). James got ‘spotted’ on Twitter and won the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices competition 2014. His favourite animal is his three-legged cat, Peg and he loves illustrating with Faber-Castell crayons.