Authors & Illustrators

Martin Baynton

Martin Baynton is a writer and illustrator of children’s books. Born in the UK, he now lives in New Zealand. In his career he has had over 30 titles published and his series Jane and the Dragon has been made into an animated TV series in New Zealand by, weta Productions, who also made Lord of the Rings and King Kong. He has been a writer and illustrator since 1980 and as well as writing and illustrating numerous picture books for children, he also writes for the stage, television, film and radio. He is a popular speaker on the creative process and a regular visitor to schools where he holds workshops in creative writing for both students and teachers. He is married to Diane, with two children.
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