Andy is best known for writing fun factual books including The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff, winner of the Blue Peter Award 2015, and The Clue is in the Poo. Other books he's written include A Giant Dose of Gross, The Anti-boredom Book of Brilliant Outdoor Things To Do and Wild Facts About Nature.

Andy lives on the edge of the Forest of Dean where he says wild boar roam and he has two Blue Peter badges!

He’s an energetic advocate of reading for pleasure, loves doing events, and is excited to support Coram Beanstalk’s work in the South-West of England.