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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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Refugee Week

There’s no place like it... Big Foot by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books

3 days ago

Refugee Week

There’s no place like it... Edison's Fantastic Phonograph by Diana Kimpton from Frances Lincoln Children's Books

3 days ago

Superman Day

A heroic read for a super day! The Great Dragon Rescue by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books 

11 days ago

Chocolate Cake Day

And with cake often come presents...Frank'n'Stan by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books 

27 days ago

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

A great read to kick off the weekend! Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets (Dual Language French/English) by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books

1 month ago

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

A great read to kick off the weekend! Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets (Dual Language Polish/English) by M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books

1 month ago

National Share-a-Story Month

Who doesn't love storytime. Curl up with your kids and The Great Dragon Rescue. The perfect read for storytime! M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.

1 month ago

National Share-a-Story Month

Who doesn't love storytime. Curl up with your kids and The Dragon and the Gruesome Twosome. The perfect read for storytime! M. P. Robertson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.

1 month ago

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