Steven Butler grew up in Kent, but now lives in London. He is the author of the bestselling The Diary Of Dennis The Menace and The Wrong Pong fiction series.
As well as writing the hit 2015 World Book Day title, World Menace Day, Steven also hosted dozens of top-name Authors across the ten key nationwide events for World Book Day’s The Biggest Book Show on Earth (2015 & 2016) for over 30,000 children.
Steven is also a successful performer and voice artist. His recent credits include The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium, Trevor Nunn’s production of The Tempest opposite Ralph Fiennes at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Lost Boy The Musical, his one-man A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Shakespeare’s Globe, various voice performances for the up-coming Warhammer video game, and Beauty And The Beast (released Christmas 2016) for Disney Motion Pictures.
Best known for illustrating Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, written by Tracey Corderoy, Steven Lenton has illustrated many lovely books and wrote his first picture book with Nosy Crow, Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights.
Steven also loves to visit schools, festivals and bookshops, encouraging and inspiring his audience to draw, giggle and create! He is also a children’s book blogger, just search his name on YouTube.