Bob was born in Birmingham and has a Bachelor of Education Degree from the United Kingdom. He began writing when lecturing at colleges and schools in the English Midlands, from the mid 1980s. After leaving academic life early to pursue his art career in 1994 he began to conceive ideas for children's stories, many of which he has now written and illustrated.
Bob was a regular exhibitor at 'The Scottish National Boat Festival' [until 2005], as well as many other venues including historic castles in Scotland. Originals and prints of his artwork have sold around the world. Somewhere along the way he learned clarinet and saxophone to pursue his lifelong love of jazz.
An old bi-plane takes Mrs. Watson on a wonderful adventure. Colorful fantasy from author and illustrator Bob Williams, this printable (pdf) coloring book includes the text of the story to encourage children to read about the pictures they are coloring. Color picture version also available.
Create your own Comic Book! An Elephant at Christmas is available as a comic-book style picture book (Crimson Cloak Publishing). In this pdf coloring book version, children can print & color in the drawings and then let their imagination roam free as they invent their own story to suit the pictures, filling in speech bubbles and storyline boxes accordingly. Clever, educational and loads of fun.
Coloring and activity book based on The Boy, the Horse, and the Balloon, by author and artist Bob Williams. Children can color in the pictures while reading the accompanying story about how a horse helps a little boy retrieve his lost balloon. Presented in a pdf file to be printed out as required.
Coloring and activity book based on Mrs Watson's Washday by author and artist Bob Williams. Children can color in the pictures while reading the accompanying story about two naughty cats who are taught a lesson in consideration for others by a passing witch. Presented in a pdf file to be printed out as required.
The adventure that began in An Elephant in the Window continues with this comic-book style story. The children return to find their friends the toys have been thrown out. After another adventure they rescue them and smuggle them home to safety.
A coloring book with a difference. The line drawings/activities are presented alongside the original text of the author's storybook "The Birds ... and a Dog and a Cat and a Mouse and a Gecko", a tale of kindness and consideration for others which demonstrates the benefits of teamwork and co-operation. This pdf version is designed to enable you to print out the pictures for your child to color in.
Three children discover a stuffed elephant sitting with other toys on a windowsill. Soon they are off on a magical journey, learning about kindness and consideration for others, escaping a grumpy tree, befriending wildlife and fairy folk, and returning from their aerial trip to the seaside just in time to avoid discovery.
Buko is the Philippine word for "coconut". This is a child's comic-book style story of this wonderfully useful tree, demonstrating its myriad uses and its place in a sustainable ecology. Great fun, and guaranteed to intrigue the enquiring mind ...
The noisy birds are sad when Daddy separates them so the family can get some sleep. The other pets explain to the birds that is is because they have been disturbing everyone's sleep - including theirs. With a bit of help from the gecko, they work together to release the birds - on condition they behave themselves in future. An entertaining lesson on consideration for others.