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Simon Tofield is an English animator who lives Bedfordshire with his four cats. His passion for drawing started when he was young, he learned to animate by creating flip books featuring characters and stories from his imagination. These early experiments later evolved into a career spanning almost two decades as a professional animator and director.

Simon’s most well-known creation is Simon’s Cat, an online animated series that has amassed over 450 million views on YouTube alone. Simon has now illustrated five books and has directed over 34 Simon's Cat short films.

Besides cats and animation, Simon's greatest interests are British wildlife and the great outdoors.