Steven B and Steven L

A masterclass in creating confident characters with this author-and-illustrator duo
Confident Characterisation with Steven Butler and Steven Lenton

Steven Butler is the bestselling author of The Diary Of Dennis The Menace and The Wrong Pong series, as well as writing the hit 2015 World Book Day title, World Menace Day, and being shortlisted for the prestigious Roald Dahl Funny Prize. His latest book, The Nothing To See Here Hotel is a rip-roaring, swash-buckling, magical adventure about a hotel for magical creatures where weird is the new normal.

Steven Lenton an illustrator, well know for the best selling ‘Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam’ series, written by Tracey Corderoy, and his cover art for the MG works of Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Steven has also illustrated many books of his own, including Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights. The Nothing To See Here Hotel is his first work in collaboration with Steven Butler.

Steven Lenton hails from Cheshire and now works from his studio in Brighton, creating an array of charming characters for his books. Steven Butler grew up in Kent, but now lives in London.

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