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Chris White

Chris White* is a writer. Illustrator and performance poet. He has sold thousands of books world-wide due to constant appearances at festivals, schools  and libraries across the globe. He has had many poetry and story books published since his first, ‘Bitey the Veggie Vampire’, in 2000. As well as scribbling pictures to accompany his own […]

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Dapo Adeola

Dapo Adeola is an illustrator and character designer who creates characters and images that challenge gender norms in a fun and upbeat way. He runs illustration and character design workshops in and out of schools, to help highlight the possibilities of a career in illustration to inner-city children. *Official featured VIP illustrator

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Gareth Conway

Gareth is an illustrator and animation character and background designer. He graduated from The Surrey Institute of Art and Design with a degree in animation and has worked in children’s television animation ever since. Gareth started working on illustration projects in 2007 and joined the Bright agency in 2014, in that time he has illustrated joke books, activity books, […]

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Keith Robinson

When Keith was small he was desperate to get to Narnia. He had a habit of walking into other people’s wardrobes, which must have been awkward for his parents. Eventually he discovered the next best way of travelling to other worlds was to lose himself in drawing them. Keith loves illustrating children’s fiction. Getting lost […]

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Lucy Farfort

Lucy Farfort is an illustrator of mixed Caribbean/English heritage based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Her illustrations are created using a mix of traditional and digital media – generally watercolour paintings, enhanced with PhotoShop brushes and found textures. Lucy is passionate about the need for more diversity in children’s publishing, and one of her proudest moments as an […]

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Nadine Kaadan

Nadine Kaadan is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator from Syria now living in London. She is published in several countries and languages and her mission is to champion empowered and inclusive representation in children’s books so that every child can see themselves in a story.   Nadine’s work with young refugees in mitigating post-conflict trauma has […]

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Natalie Smillie

I grew up in Devon, and when I was 17 I joined the RAF. I travelled round the UK, and I’ve now lived in every country except Wales! When I left the RAF I decided I would love to become an illustrator so I went back to college to study Visual Communication where I turned […]

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Nick East

Nick studied and worked as a museum designer for many years. He got into children’s books by accident, when an illustrator friend showed his secret sketchbook to her agent – this was 2012. Since then, Nick has frantically scribbled away illustrating books for numerous authors including: Michelle Robinson, Amy Sparks, Sam Hay, Caryl Hart, Sue […]

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Rikin Parekh

Rikin Parekh studied at Camberwell College of Arts and the University of Westminster. He has since worked as a Production Illustrator in the film industry and selling books for a national chain. He also currently works as an LSA (Learning Support Assistant) in primary schools in London, inspiring children to draw, read and write. A […]

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Rob Biddulph

Rob Biddulph is a bestselling children’s author and illustrator. He is also the official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019, 2020 and 2021. His first picture book, Blown Away, was only the second illustrated book in history to win the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and all of his subsequent titles have won/been nominated for major […]

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Sara Rhys

Sara has been an artist since birth and illustrator since about 2016. She pursued a wide variety of creative paths before coming to the conclusion that her greatest love was drawing pictures and telling stories. She loves using all sorts of different materials including paints, pencils, pastels and digital software to create her illustrations, and […]

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Sarah Horne

Sarah Horne learnt to draw whilst trying to explain her reasoning for an elaborate haircut at the age of nine. An illustrator for over fifteen years, she started her Illustration career working freelance for newspapers such as The Guardian, The Independent On Sunday and Print Week. She also worked on commissions for advertising clients such […]

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Sarah McIntyre

Illustrator and writer Sarah McIntyre is easy to spot in her pointy glasses and hats. Sometimes she writes and draws picture books and comics herself, sometimes she illustrates books for other people, including Giles Andreae, Alan MacDonald, Gillian Rogerson, Anne Cottringer and Claire Freedman. When she makes books with Philip Reeve, they both brainstorm the […]

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Selom Sunu

Selom Sunu is a devoted Christian who gets his kicks from visually creating characters. He completed a Masters in Character Animation at Central Saint Martins in 2016. Since then his illustrations have been featured in 6 published books. These include a New York Times Bestseller (Ghost by Jason Reynolds) and an anthology where Selom’s work […]

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Steven Lenton

Steven Lenton* hails from Cheshire and now works from his studio in Soho, London creating an array of charming characters for his picture books. Best known for illustrating the bestselling Shifty McGifty series written by Tracey Corderoy, Steven has illustrated many lovely book as well as writing and illustrating his own stories. *VIP illustrator (current)

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