Mike is an MA graduate in Children's Book Illustration from Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. In 2010 he won the Macmillan Prize for children's book illustration (for a story called Edward Hopper and the Carrot Crunch, having been a runner up the year before. His debut picture book is the delightful The Hundred Decker Bus was published in May 2013. He also draws for The Phoenix
He lives in Cambridge with his partner, two sons and two dogs.