Korky Paul is illustrator of the best-selling Winnie the Witch series. He studied art at the Durban School of Art in Natal, South Africa and then spent three years working for an advertising agency in Cape Town. In 1976 as Korky puts it he "fled for Europe" and got a job illustrating and designing educational books in Greece. He then spent some time working for an advertising agency in London and Los Angeles and then studied film animation at Cal Arts in California. Korky Paul is married with two children. He works in Oxford but spends the summer living it up in Greece.