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Martin Ursell

About me:

Martin Ursell has illustrated many books for children including the award winning SONG OF PENTECOST by W.J.Corbett. He has illustrated stories by Roald Dahl, Marina Warner,Ted Hughes, Pippa Goodhart, Terry Jones and Dick King Smith and he is the illustrator for the best selling GRUESOME series. Martin was a regular illustrator for the children’s TV programme JACKANORY, and his own story, HAIRY HAIRY, was televised by the BBC. Martin’s many picture books include FRED’S GARDEN by Linda M Jennings and a book with best selling children’s author Julia Donaldson called FOLLOW THE SWALLOW. Martin has written two books about illustration including ILLUSTRATING CHILDREN’S BOOKS already in it’s third edition. He is progamme leader for the Children’s Book illustration and Graphic Novels MA at Middlesex University and joint programme leader for the illustration BA. He is currently working on an epic three part graphic retelling of the Reynard the Fox stories that date back a millennium.