Algy Craig Hall was born in London and grew up with an elder sister and quadruplet younger brothers and sisters. His sizable family provided the inspiration for his first picture book, “Fine as We Are”.
Algy has an MA in Children’s Book Illustration from Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge School of Art and his books have been published in seven countries. His work has been highly commended in the Macmillan Prize and the Read It Again! prize and shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Norfolk Libraries Children’s Book Award.
Algy lives in London with his partner and their two young children. He’s a keen gardener, has black belts in Karate and Jiu Jitsu and moonlights as a financial journalist.