M. P. Robertson

Author & Illustrator

About M. P. Robertson

M. P. Robertson was born in Parsons Green, London. He studied Graphic Design at Hounslow Borough College, where he discovered a love for illustrated books. After leaving Hounslow he spent a year drawing in museums, cathedrals and on the underground before specialising in illustration at Kingston Polytechnic. Among the influences on his style are Mervyn Peake, Heath Robinson and Odile Redon. He believes that more than merely decorating a book, illustration should be integral to the narrative. Among is books for Frances Lincoln are The Egg, The Great Dragon Rescue and The Dragon Snatcher; Hieronymus Betts and his Unusual Pets, Big Brave Brian, The Sandcastle and Food Chain. He lives in Bradford on Avon with his partner and two sons.

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World Tuna Day
How about a fishy read Food Chain by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books 
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Great Dragon Rescue by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Dragon and the Gruesome Twosome by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Sandcastle by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Frank'n'Stan by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
World Day for Water
Food Chain by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books - a book to discover what's in the vast oceans!
2 years ago
World Storytelling Day
You'll love Edison's Fantastic Phonograph by Diana Kimpton and M. P. Robertson. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
St David's Day
Celebrate St David's Day with The Great Dragon Rescue by M. P. Robertson. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago