Author and Illustrator
John Hegley was born in north London and brought up in Luton. He is the author of many bestselling poetry collections for adults and children, including My Dog is a Carrot, Monsieur Robinet and Stanley’s Stick (with Neal Layton). He started out as a stand-up comedian/poet on the festival and comedy circuit and quickly became a sensation, with a huge fan-base. His family shows, at which he also plays the mandolin, delight audiences of all ages. John lives in north London.