Joseph Martin was born in Dorset, England. He joined the Royal Navy in 1961, leaving in 1974 to join the Merchant Navy as a radio officer. He moved to France in 1987 and opened a toy shop in Mirepoix, Ariège in southwestern France, making all the wooden toys himself as well as the artwork. After Joseph retired in 2009, he visited Morocco many winters in a campervan, where he decided to write this book while locked down for six months.
The Camel Who Wanted to Play the Saxophone
This is a gentle story thought of a time I was practising playing my saxophone, looked upon by inquisitive camels. They are beautiful, gentle creatures, and even quite intelligent. So why couldn’t one of them have an adventure alongside some of the really friendly local people? They too live a muc...