The Chronicles of Krangor is a classic Fantasy series, full of high adventure and magic, bravery and challenges, friendship and betrayal, but instead of the characters being human, they’re dinosaurs.

Actually, they’re more like what we might have had if dinosaurs hadn’t become extinct. I started thinking about this, imagining a world where this could have happened, where over time the dinosaurs became smaller, smarter, and evolved hands. What a fascinating people they would be, with so much variation! Of course, the variation in physical form would lead to variety in outlook, in demeanour, in customs and habit.

Once I’d added magic to this mix, I had a rich scenario to work with. Then I just needed some characters …