M.P. Robertson studied Graphic Design at Kingston University in London and now lives in Bradford on Avon with his wife. He is an internationally acclaimed author & illustrator of picture books. His latest book How To Grow & Eat Monster Vegetables combines a children's story, recipes and fantastical illustrations. This plus Hermione Betts And Her Unusual Pets, Hieronymous Betts And His Unusual Pets, The Sandcastle, The Dragon Snatcher, Seven Ways To Catch The Moon, Food Chain and Daring Daddy are published by from you to me limited under the imprint Forget Me Not Books. Marks books have been longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and appeared in the Guardian top 100 titles. Mark's illustrations are pen and ink with watercolour and all his drawings are created in his garden shed.
`A predictably patterned text with splendid wordplay, a strong sense of the ridiculous, and full of verbal and visual incongruities, this one should have young children both cringing and laughing at the ever more revolting and unlikely animals, and even more at the antics of Hieronymus's snotty-nosed, potty-spilling younger sibling.' Books for Keeps