Steve is an award-winning writer and illustrator of 21 picture books and best known for his ongoing Mr Panda series which has sold over 1 million copies worldwide. His other books include the award-winning modern classic The Queen’s Hat, Unplugged, Amazing and Green Lizards Vs Red Rectangles. Steve also illustrated the all-new Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (adapted by Peter Bently), Tim Minchin’s When I Grow Up and a 70th anniversary cover of The Famous Five. He has contributed work towards LGBTQ+ anthology Proud, Drawing Europe Together and Kind. Steve is Swindon Libraries Patron to Children’s Reading Services, an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust and a committee member of The Society of Author’s Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group. He lives in South West England with his husband and cat.