Alan Dapré is an experienced children's author, playwright and Artist - with over 60 traditionally published books and plays. He has also written 100+ television episodes (Brum/Boohbah) plus 2 radio shows for the BBC. As a professional children's author, Alan showcases his books at Festivals, Libraries and Schools throughout Scotland. Details on how to book him for events are on his website. His new six book 'Porridge the Tartan Cat' series (Floris Books) is for young readers aged 6 to 9, and offers up a cat's-eye view of an adventurous fun-loving family, who each have a surprising secret. Alan also paints landscapes in acrylics and, when time allows, takes commissions. Examples of his art can be viewed on his website.