The illustrator behind the Oxford Reading Tree series, Alex Brychta brought each character to life with his fabulous illustrations which are known and loved in many schools today. He has drawn the beloved character, Floppy more than 100,000 times!
Following a move from Prague to London at the age of 11, Brychta studied graphic design and animation. He illustrated his first book while still at school, aged 16, and has devoted many years of his career to Oxford Reading Tree.
In 2012, Brychta received an MBE for services to children’s literature.