It was brilliant to chat to Martin Brown, illustrator of Horrible Histories. face-to-face today at the Talbot Heath Spellbound event. We had previously chatted on the phone and I already knew that he was friendly, funny and generally a really nice guy. Great to catch up with him and to hear about his new book Lesser Spotted Animals. It was so popular that Westbourne bookshop in attendance ran out. I’m just off to buy my own copy as it looks terrific. His talk was inspirational, so I might just take up drawing. But only maybe….