Marc Vyvyan-Jones has illustrated over 40 books for children, (as well as others for adults on cookery, history and more). The authors whose books Marc has illustrated include Michael Rosen, Sid Fleischman, Grace Hallworth, Tony Mitton, Christopher Awdry, David Orme and Wes Magee. His work has been published by Barefoot Books, CUP, BBC Books, Longman Pearson, Macmillan, Hamish Hamilton, Ginn, Collins Educational, Andre Deutsch and OUP, among others, and several Welsh language publishers.
In The Barefoot Book of Rhymes Around the Year, Marc was both author and illustrator. He researched over 3,000 folk songs and rhymes, and distilled them down into this collection.