Dr Martin Ed Chatterton, has been writing, illustrating and performing successfully around the world for the last thirty years. His books for children and adults have been published in more than a dozen languages, and have won or been shortlisted in awards in the UK, US and Australia. He has illustrated books by some of the leading names in children’s literature and has an ongoing co-writing relationship with global publishing phenomenon, James Patterson. As ‘Ed Chatterton’, he writes adult crime fiction and in 2017 completed his PhD on slavery. An engaging and comedic speaker, whose performances feature live drawing and audience participation, Martin is uniquely positioned to offer presentations suitable for all age grades from kindergarten to year 12.