ColColin Wyatt - professional illustrator

This picture book series for 5 to 8 year olds was created, written and illustrated by Colin Wyatt (Walt Disney artist and co-creator of The Poddington Peas).

Darwin the Lion, Marcie the Kangaroo, Annie the Panda and Samson the Elephant are super-heroes that can fly anywhere in the world to help animals in trouble.

Each of the animals has a special power - click on their pictures below to find out more about them.

The Jet-Set have their headquarters in a secret cave in an unknown land. Their special friends are birds all over the world and whenever a bird sees an animal in trouble they ‘TWEET’ messages to the Jet-Set so they can help.

Like all the books in this series, £1 from every new copy sold will be donated to help real wild animals in trouble. This £1 will go to the wildlife charity The Born Free Foundation. Click on their logo below to go to the Born Free website.


Click on each picture to learn more about them.



You can buy these books from bookshops and online retailers.
Click on each picture below to see more details and be given the option to buy the books from

A Cry for Help! Making a Splash! Footprints in the Snow! A Home of their Own

The Jet-Set has been endorsed by THE BORN FREE FOUNDATION, the worldwide organization founded by Virginia McKenna OBE and her husband Bill Travers to help animals in trouble throughout the world. Part of the proceeds from the sale of every book and any associated merchandising will be donated to The Born Free Foundation. Click on their logo to go to the Born Free website.

All original text and images on this site are © Colin Wyatt. All rights reserved.

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