Martin Brown is best known for being the illustrator of the phenomenally successful Horrible Histories series, now celebrating its 30th anniversary year with, Horrible Histories: The Worst in the World. Selling more than 35 million copies, the series has been adapted to become award-winning stage and TV shows, exhibitions, games and a movie. However, Martin is also the writer and illustrator of Lesser Spotted
Animals and Lesser Spotted Animals 2 - fun non-fiction books about some of the world’s more unfamiliar wildlife. And Martin’s second Nell and the Cave Bear book, The Journey Home, came out in March. Martin was born in Melbourne, Australia, but has lived in England for nearly 40 years. He lives with his with family in a sleepy rural village in Dorset. A great believer in ‘drawing is for everyone’, Martin inspires children (and their parents) to pick up a pencil and have a go.
Join Martin Brown to celebrate 30 horrible years of the world’s bestselling children’s history series. Expect savage stories, foul facts and deadly drawing. Find out the best worst bits of history and pick up some wicked drawing tips.
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