It is night time, and a herd of elephants are on the move. An impala is lying in the darkness, watching a tortoise stumble towards water. Hatchling turtles slip into the pool while crocodiles sleep. A pack of wild dogs trot by. When the tortoise slips, a surprising and remarkable chain of events begins to unfold...
- Paul travels extensively, visiting schools and libraries to talk about his work.
""Geraghty's bold, active illustrations use a broad palette and work perfectly with his energetic . . . text."" --School Library Journal "on" Rotten and Rascal
Paul Geraghty was born in South Africa, and began drawing from an early age. Since moving to England in 1986, he has been an author/illustrator of children's picture books and teenage fiction. He lives in Surrey. Both The Hunter and Solo were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration, and The Hunter won the Earthworm Award (sponsored by Friends of the Earth), and Solo won the Children's Book Award.