Augarde Steve

Augarde  Steve

Steve Augarde was born in Birmingham, England, but grew up in the West Country, where he worked as an illustrator, paper engineer, and semi-pro jazz musician. He has written and illustrated over 70 picture books for younger children, as well as providing the artwork and music for two animated BBC television shows. He has also provided the paper engineering for several pop-up books, including those by other artists. The Various, his first book for older children, got a Smarties Silver Award in 2003. Steve is married and lives in Yorkshire with his two daughters.