Alan is an illustrator, author and graphic designer.
He is the author and illustrator of Fintan's Fifteen, Conor's Caveman and the Sam Hannigan series for the O’Brien Press, amongst many others.
His novella, Sam Hannigan's Rock Star Granny was the 2019 World Book Day Book for Ireland, and his latest books, Sam Hannigan and the Last Dodo and Animal Crackers (with award-winning author Sarah Webb) are out now.
His new book Molly Malone & Bram Stoker in The Sackville Street Caper is out in September!
Alan loves doing writing and illustration workshops with primary and secondary school kids and is often to be seen racing between schools and libraries, carrying a flipchart in one hand and a big bag of pencils in the other.
Alan lives in Bray, County Wicklow with his wife, three sons and a cat called Chewie.
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