A word with… Ian Whybrow
20 December 2007Add to My Folder
Lesley Sudlow tracked down children’s favourite author Ian Whybrow, to talk about the secrets of his success
Ian Whybrow is married and divides his time between Harrow, Middlesex and his writer’s retreat in Herefordshire. He spent most of his working life running an English department and a sixth form at a school, although he has tried his hand at many things including being a farmhand, deckchair attendant, management trainee for an oil company, copywriter, cellarman, travel guide and more.
LS How did you start writing books for children?