Andy Stanton was brought up in Leicester and studied illustration in Manchester Metropolitan University in 1997 and then travelled around Asia for three years. In 2006 his first book, You’re a bad man Mr Gum was first published. Then in 2007 His second book, Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire was first published, also in 2007 Mr Gum and the Goblins was published. In 2008 Mr Gum and the Power Crystals and Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear were published. In 2009, What’s for Dinner Mr Gum was published. In 2010 Mr Gum and the Cherry tree was published. And in 2011 Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout was published, along with Mr Gum and the Hound of Lamonic Bibber, the extra was published.
This is me and Banana Girl meeting Andy Stanton in the Muswell Hill children’s book shop in March 2013:
This me meeting him at the Cambridge Literary Festival in April 2016.