Purple Ronnie

I sat listening to Giles Andreae talk about “How to write successful picture books” when he mentioned that he was the creator of Purple Ronnie. Now I had no idea what this author had done to be giving a masterclass, but Purple Ronnie was one of my favourite greeting cards at university, with its weird rhymes and off beat humour.

https://sultanofsnow.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/prsquidgeybum-lg.jpgPS It turns out he has done quite a lot since Purple Ronnie, which he sold for GBP 5 MM after creating it when he was at Oxford. He is also the author of the “Pig of Happiness” which was a present I gave to DD for Valentines!

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