Mark Pallis is a lifelong lover of language. He published his first book while training as a lawyer. Mark switched to the creative sector and devised the award winning BBC TV drama Garrow’s Law and served as Story Editor over its four series. Since then, Mark built up 15 years’ experience in communication and storytelling, including as Creative Director of a busy London ad agency, writing episodes for the Daytime Emmy winning Tales of Peter Rabbit and sitting on the Executive Committee of the Children’s Media Foundation. He is represented by the BKS Agency. His bestselling children’s book ‘Crab and Whale’ has been translated into five languages.