Michael Palmer-Cryle began writing at an early age and his first illustrated children’s book, “the Punk Puss” was published in the pages of his hometown newspaper when he was ten years of age. it was dreadful and embarrasses him deeply to this day, you will never be allowed to see it… ever. with the mortification of that event behind him, he now focuses on young adult fantasy fiction, as well as illustrated children’s books. His debut novel ‘Hieronymus Jones and the teacup squid’ is available now and book two will be released soon. Michael is an independent (indie) author, publishing under the imprint of Sleepy Goblin Press. Michael lives in Brisbane, Australia with his partner and two cats.