LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Steve May - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Steve May was born in Hastings and studied painting and film-making at Trent Polytechnic, followed by an MA in animation at the Royal College of Art. He is now an illustrator and animation director and has worked for a variety of clients including Marks and Spencers, Harper Collins and The Guardian. Steve has honed his trademark scratchy, spontaneous illustration style to perfection. He lives in London.

Featured books by Steve May

Other books by Steve May

The Superhero Project

The Superhero Project

Author: Rachel Ruiz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2019

Not only is it Harry's first day of second grade, but it's also his birthday! When Harry's teacher assigns a superhero assignment and says there will be a prize for the best presentation, Harry is extra excited. After all, he knows everything there is to know about being a superhero. But does Harry really understand the assignment? A glossary, discussion questions, writing prompts, and bios complete this early chapter book from the Superhero Harry series.

Matt Millz Stands Up!

Matt Millz Stands Up!

Author: Harry Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Matt did it! His performance at the T Factor has given him the fame he dreamed of. Kitty is getting more gigs booked in with a whole new stable of comedic acts. Unfortunately, Matt hasn't had time to come up with new jokes so it isn't long before he is greeted with the worst heckle for a comedian: 'heard it before!'. But when Kitty suggests he takes a break to work on his routine, Matt can't stand to go back to his normal life. So he signs up with the stylish Excalibur Agency, brushing his concerns (and Kitty) aside. A life of celebrity awaits! But it doesn't take long for the shine to wear off and when they try and force him on to his first Live At the Apollo, without any preparation and no new jokes, how can Matt save himself from the ultimate humiliation?

Matt Millz Stands Up!

Matt Millz Stands Up!

Author: Harry Hill Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2018

Matt did it! His performance at the T Factor has given him the fame he dreamed of. Kitty is getting more gigs booked in with a whole new stable of comedic acts. Unfortunately, Matt hasn't had time to come up with new jokes so it isn't long before he is greeted with the worst heckle for a comedian: 'heard it before!'. But when Kitty suggests he takes a break to work on his routine, Matt can't stand to go back to his normal life. So he signs up with the stylish Excalibur Agency, brushing his concerns (and Kitty) aside. A life of celebrity awaits! But it doesn't take long for the shine to wear off and when they try and force him on to his first Live At the Apollo, without any preparation and no new jokes, how can Matt save himself from the ultimate humiliation?

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Level 19: How to Get to School in 60 Seconds

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Level 19: How to Get to School in 60 Seconds

Author: Gareth Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

Hector, his inventor mum and his little sister (along with her troupe of imaginary-friend monkeys) are always, always late for school despite only living half an hour away. But a challenge has been set - they have to make it to school in under one minute! Using lists, asides and notes, Hector chronicles his mum's increasingly impossible attempts to get to school in sixty seconds. Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Invasion of the Giant Nits

Invasion of the Giant Nits

Author: Gareth P. Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you'll need it... Biskit and Mitzy are confronted by a large alien spider who plans to destroy the planet. Worse, she has an army of nits that she can enlarge with a blast from her own invention: the Relativisor. She can also shrink things with it - and suddenly Mitzy is the size of a louse and clinging to Biskit's head. Can the Pet Defenders stop the nits ripping the Earth apart? It's a head-scratcher! This fast-paced funny series features action, mystery and animal antics.

Cheese from Dimension Pong

Cheese from Dimension Pong

Author: Gareth P. Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you'll need it... A mysterious cheese has appeared in Nothington-on-Sea and it smells so bad it's knocking people out! Biskit and Mitzy discover some alien cheeses determined to live on Earth. And they're being pursued by a giant mouse! Can the Pet Defenders get rid of the rodent and the putrid pong? You'd cheddar brie-lieve it! This fast-paced funny series features action, mystery and animal antics. Perfect for wannabe detectives and kids who love SPY DOG and THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS!

The Wild Field Trip

The Wild Field Trip

Author: Rachel Ruiz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2017

Harry and his class are headed to the zoo. It should be a super fun day! Unfortunately, Harry trips and accidentally unlatches the monkey gate. Fifty monkeys escape and are swinging all over the zoo, causing chaos everywhere! Harry thinks he can use one of his superhero inventions to get the monkeys back into their habitat, but maybe Harry will have to use his super smarts to save the day! This early chapter book from the Superhero Harry series includes a glossary, discussion questions, writing prompts, and bios.

The Runaway Robot

The Runaway Robot

Author: Rachel Ruiz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2017

For Harry's latest invention, he's building a super robot. He even programs the robot to do some of his household chores! But when Harry brings his robot to school, things don't go exactly as planned. The robot seems to have a mind of his own! Can Harry regain control of his invention before it causes chaos all over Parker Elementary? This early chapter book from the Superhero Harry series includes a glossary, discussion questions, writing prompts, and bios.

The Breaktime Bully

The Breaktime Bully

Author: Rachel Ruiz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2017

Harry loves recess. Well, he used to love recess. A new kid starts picking on Harry and his friends at recess, and now nobody likes recess. Harry decides he will use one of his super inventions to defeat the bully and teach him a lesson, but will it work? A glossary, discussion questions, writing prompts, and bios complete this early chapter book from the Superhero Harry series.

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 5: The Night Knight

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 5: The Night Knight

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2017

Jake can't sleep. There are odd noises and he is scared. Suddenly, the Night Knight appears! Will the Night Knight help Jake or will Jake end up helping the knight? Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations and develop their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustrators broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. This story is one of six titles at Oxford Level 5, which are phonically decodable with some extra high-interest words to expand children's vocabularies and enrich the stories. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Escape from Planet Bogey

Escape from Planet Bogey

Author: Gareth P. Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2017

The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you'll need it... Animals are disappearing from Nothington-on-Sea and the Pet Defenders suspect alien activity. Secret agents Biskit and Mitzy find themselves caught up in the Planet Bogey Games. Biskit suspects the contest might hold the key to finding his missing partner, Champ. Can our heroes win the game? And what's more, can they get back home after? This fast-paced funny series features action, mystery and animal antics. Perfect for wannabe detectives and kids who love Spy Dog and The Adventures of Captain Underpants!

Felix Frost, Time Detective: Ghost Plane Book 2

Felix Frost, Time Detective: Ghost Plane Book 2

Author: Eleanor Hawken Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2016

As every respectable scientist knows, messing with the space-time continuum is more trouble than it's worth. That's why Felix Frost, secret child genius, has locked up his time machine for good. Yes, sir. But, when your best friend is an adventure-loving bossy pants and you've got a history project to do. Well, that changes things. When Missy and Felix visit Bill Hudson, Missy's great grandfather, to ask him about his years as a pilot in WW2, he tells them the story of the ghost plane: a fighter jet that went out on a routine mission, and when it came back, its pilot had vanished. Join Felix, Missy and Einstein as they dust off the time machine to travel back to England, 1943. Can they solve the mystery of the ghost plane without getting caught out as time travellers? Or worse, spies!

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 9: Making Monsters Happy

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 9: Making Monsters Happy

Author: Susan Gates Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

In Making Monsters Happy, Manu is a monster helper. Can he put a smile on the faces of Werewolf, Mummy and Monster Tomato? It's a hard job, but someone's got to do it. Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Fitter, Faster, Funnier Olympics Everything you ever wanted to know about the Olympics but were afraid to ask

Fitter, Faster, Funnier Olympics Everything you ever wanted to know about the Olympics but were afraid to ask

Author: Michael Cox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/02/2012

From unbelievable tales of triumph (with all the shocking bits left in) to incredible facts about Olympic athletes, this is an aspirational, informative, interactive and hilarious guide to the Olympics - what they're all about and what made them what they are today. Packed with funny illustrations, inspirational ideas and amazing activities, this is a brilliant guide to the Olympics past and present.

The Big Freeze

The Big Freeze

Author: Philip Reeve Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2006

Buster is not happy. Somebody, or something, is spoiling a perfectly good summer holiday by invading Smogley (again!). Don't they know that Buster has better things to do? He has a full schedule of not-going-to-school, biscuit-eating and Busterball. He doesn't have time to save the world from rampaging ice-freaks - really, they could have asked. The second in the hilarious series from MORTAL ENGINES author, Philip Reeve.

Illustrator Info

Illustrator's Website

http://www.stevemay.biz/home/

Facebook Updates

If this is your illustrator page then you can share your Facebook updates with your readers right here on LoveReading4Kids

Find out more
LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×