Thomas Taylor doodled his way through childhood until they let him into Norwich School of Art and Design and then to study illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. His first commissioned work was the cover illustration for a then unknown book called Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling. Since then Thomas has written and illustrated many children's picture books, and has also written texts for others to illustrate. Thomas lives in Normandy, France, where he shamelessly steals story ideas from his two sons.
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