Once upon a time…
John Kalokyris is a self-taught cartoonist
and illustrator from Crete (Greece). His interests - apart from teaching and education - are the study of
starry heavens and the mysteries of the Universe
and of course the illustration and
writing of children's books. Some of his works have been published in newspapers
and magazines, and various of his paintings are in private collections.
1998 he signed
JBG, but from then
he uses the pseudonym Arran. On this site you can see
samples of his
work and order books for children
written and illustrated
More biographical info can be found here .