IllustratorPaul Beavis was born in London, England. He studied Graphic Design at Central St. Martin’s in London before working on children’s animation shows for the BBC and Channel 4. Later, he moved into website design working for a number of top corporate and creative clients. Paul now lives near the zoo in Wellington, New Zealand, with his partner Nicola. Ron the Royal Guard is his fourth collaboration with author Deano Yipadee.