Anthony lives with his wife Kathryn and three children, Isabella, Eimilia, and Rory along with two cats, Maurice and Jasper in a small village in Cheshire, in the northwest of England. Since he graduated with First Class Honours from the Liverpool School of Art in 1989, he has illustrated more than 200 children's books, as well as magazine articles, advertisements, theater posters and corporate brochures. Whilst studying Anthony was Highly Commended in the Reader's Digest Young Illustrators Competition. He has also a Smarties Gold Award for 'The Owl Tree', has twice been short-listed for the Sheffield Book Award and was nominated for the BBC's 2004 Blue Peter Book Award for 'Atticus the Storyteller's 100 Greek Myths. In his free time he enjoys the theater, traveling and watching Liverpool Football Club.|
Below are his most recent titles, The Tallest Bridge in the World: A Story for Children About Social Anxiety by Ellen Flanagan Burns (Magination Press), Punctuation Station Series by Marie Powell & Tessa Kenan (Amicus Readers), Look Inside Bible Times by Lois Rock (Lion Books), Bouncy Tab Books, Tabbed and Texture Books, Blister Books (Clever Factory), Dinosaurs & Extinct Animals: Build your own 3-D paper models! by Wayne Kalama & Heidi Fiedler (Walter Foster Jr), Hot Dots Tots: All Around the Town & Happy At Home by Melanie Lasoff Levs (Educational Insights), The Mean Little Pigs by Maureen Hunter-Bone (Pearson Digital Studio), Dino Chomp, Monster Snack, Robot Crunch & Shark Bite (The Clever Factory inc), Amber Brown Series by Paula Danziger, Paula Danziger and Elizabeth Levy (Putnam Juvenile), Lift the Flap series: Things That Go, Dinosaurs around the World, Space & Animals around the World published by Kingfisher, Animals Under the Sea by Deborah Chancellor (Kingfisher), Nursery Rhyme: Mary Had a Little Lamb & The Itsy Bitsy Spider published by Scholastic, Frank and Beans Series by Kathy-jo Wargin (Zondervan), The Lion Book of Prayers to Read & Know by Sophie Piper (Lion UK), Let's Play: On the Farm, My First Biography: Benjamin Franklin by Marion Dane Bauer (Scholastic) and Peter, the Knight with Asthma by Janna Matthies (Albert Whitman & Company).
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