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Maxine Sylvester

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I was born in Hounslow, Middlesex in the south of England. As a child, I loved drawing and took private art classes with a wonderful teacher called, Pearl Lee. She had an abundance of Disney magazines, and I would paint the characters on wood, card, canvas or anything else I was allowed to use, including walls.​

When I was nine, my mum took me on holiday to Majorca. I clearly remember being fascinated by how other people lived outside of England. Travelling became my new obsession.

After Sixth Form College, I intended to go to art school, but...
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Interview with Maxine Sylvester

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"So how did a pizza loving Pilates instructor and self-confessed Disney-geek end up writing a book in South East Asia?"

Find out here in my first interview as a writer / illustrator.

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