The pen name of the author Denis Watkins-Pitchford. BB was born in 1905, lived in Northamptonshire and died in 1990.

BB wrote both children's and adult books and specialised in writing books on outdoor sports, fishing, hunting and nature. He is famous for his "scraper board" illustrations for both his own and many other authors books. He studied art in Paris and at the Royal College of Art in London.