Martin Brown: Everyone Can Draw!

Martin Brown is the illustrator of the hugely popular Horrible Histories series. His brilliant cartoons bring the foul facts and nasty nuggets of history to life for millions of readers around the world.

Here Martin shares his top tips for budding cartoonists, check them out and then have a go yourself!


Filmed on location in Shetland Library as part of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour, find out more about Martin's tour of Orkney and Shetland here.

We have created learning resources packed with creative ideas to explore the world of Martin's illustration with your pupils, available to download here.


Competition Time! Win a signed copy of Horrible Histories: Top 50 Kings and Queens!

Thanks to Scholastic we have a copy of Horrible Histories: Top 50 Kings and Queens signed by Martin Brown to give away!

To enter simply answer this question in the comments below or email your answer to marked "Martin Brown Competition"


Who is the author of the Horrible Histories series?

Closing date 5pm, Monday 29 June 2015. Open to UK applicants only. Full terms and conditions.