Dean Griffiths is the illustrator of Best Pirate, the feature book in our September Picture Book Box. This is the third book in the series about Augusta the (dog) pirate. The series has received the Rainforest of Reading Award, a Kirkus Review star (both for Bad Pirate) and a glowing New York Times review (for Good Pirate). Dean is from Duncan, British Columbia.
MARMALADE BOOKS (MB): When did you know you wanted to be an illustrator?