MAX LOW graduated from Hereford College of Arts with a degree in Illustration. His work is quirky, friendly and energetic, made using a very fat pen and a very old computer. He is influenced by the simplicity of books by Lucy Cousins and Dick Bruna as well as drawings by children themselves. In 2017 Max was shortlisted for the Penguin Student Design Award for his book jacket design of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird . Max Low lives in Crickhowell, Powys.