David Mackintosh was born in Belfast and grew up in Australia. He is a graphic designer, art director and illustrator. His innovative book designs have won him numerous awards in Britain and internationally, and has collaborated with some of the most celecrated names in children's publishing. David lives in London, draws a lot, has a bicycle and built a plastic model of a lunar module while creating this book.
Praise for THERE'S A BUG ON MY ARM:
"Similar to his previous work, this David Mackintosh book is witty and sharp with a distinctive style" BookTrust
"Uniquely and wonderfully unsettled illustrations, which enhance this relatable story for kids"
Praise for WHAT'S UP MUMU?:
"David Mackintosh is one of my favourite author/illustrators, and he is hitting a new peak with this book. It's stunningly beautiful and simple." - Oliver Jeffers
Praise for THE FRANK SHOW:
"The story delivers a positive message with subversive wit and charm" - The Irish Times
"Mackintosh's anarchic illustrations are hilarious but there's a serious point about how much the older generation has to offer children, including loads of fun." - The Herald
Praise for MARSHALL ARMSTRONG IS NEW TO OUR SCHOOL:
"Utterly unpredictable from one page to the next, this is a seriously funny book." - The Independent on Sunday
"I think this book is fantastic because I can read it myself and I love the pictures and the way it looks. The story is really, really good and fantastic because it's strange and weird." - child's review on the Guardian's children's book site.