Martin Baynton

Martin Baynton

Chief Creative Officer, Writer, Illustrator

Martin Baynton has an international reputation as a respected and successful writer/ illustrator of over 30 published children’s books, including the Jane and the Dragon and the Fifty the Tractor series.  His titles have been published by major publishing houses including Walker Books, Penguin, Scholastic and Greenwillow. 

He co-created The WotWots with Richard Taylor and was the show’s series Editor/Executive Producer, and also the voice of SpottyWot and the show’s narrator. 

Martin oversees all creative aspects of Pukeko’s projects and is the Executive Producer on Cleverman, a new high concept genre drama.

Martin has worked for the stage, radio, TV and film as a producer, director, screenwriter, script editor, literacy lecturer and motivator.