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The Return of the Rodent

Maybe I should be concerned when the boundary between fiction and reality seems to blur. Remember that little squirrel from a couple of earlier posts? Well, right now I really do feel as though I need to have a word with him. So anyway… um… I’ve decided to just go with it…

Posted in Animals, Dick King-Smith, Drawings, Sketchbook, Squirrel, Uncategorized

A Dream of a Job

Ever been offered a job that’s just so perfect, you have to pinch yourself? I could hardly believe it when, a couple of months ago, I was asked if I’d be interested in illustrating the official website for amazing children’s author, Dick King-Smith…

Posted in Animals, Dick King-Smith, Drawings, Sketchbook

No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of this Blog Post

This probably sounds loopy, but I still get a bit excited when a new character begins to emerge from my scribbles… and starts sort of… speaking! I have to be careful not to get carried away though. Who knows where

Posted in Animals, Drawings, Sketchbook

Taking the blog for a walk

It’s my dog’s birthday and to celebrate, I thought I’d do my first ever blog post! When my eldest child left home, I did the obvious thing and replaced him with a Border Terrier named Rufus. He didn’t seem to

Posted in Animals, Dogs, Drawings, Nature, Sketchbook
Layn Marlow

Here's a bit about what's going on behind my picture books for small people...