Mike Spoor (UK)
Mike is a UK-based illustrator and teacher who has worked on over 350 books. In the early 1990s, Mike and his family migrated to Australia where he worked with the Australian Flying Art School, teaching ceramics workshops throughout Queensland. He continued teaching upon his return to the UK where he currently resides in Kent.
"As a qualified teacher of children and adults, demonstrating in schools, colleges, libraries and adult groups (in UK, Australia, Switzerland, Bulgaria) is a rewarding part of my work, particularly seeing young children respond to the drawing of characters as they come alive on paper."