Anastasia is an award-winning children’s book illustrator from St Petersburg, Russia. She is the 2018 winner of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair Silent Book Contest.
Books by Anastasia:
Shadow (Autumn 2019)
Lucy is the award-winning author of Stolen, Flyaway, The Killing Woods and Storm-wake. She is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, UK, where she has a PhD in Creative Writing.
Books by Lucy:
Shadow (Autumn 2019)
A Wisp of Wisdom: Animal Tales from Cameroon
Mehrdokht is an Iranian-born illustrator who has won the Children’s Africana Best Book Award and been nominated twice for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her work has been exhibited at the prestigious Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava.
MICKAËL EL FATHI
Mickaël is an acclaimed French-Moroccan children’s book illustrator who has published widely in France. A former computer graphic designer and 3D director, he now helps children travel the world through his illustrations.
Books by Mickaël:
Peace and Me
Science and Me (Autumn 2019)
Nadine is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator from Syria now living in the United Kingdom. Her mission is to encourage a reading culture in the Arab world. She has been nominated for a Kate Greenaway Medal.
Nerina is an award-winning Argentinian illustrator with a degree from the National School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires. She has won the prestigious Premio Nacional Y Latinoamericano de Literatura Infantil Y Juvenil award.
Nnedi is a multi-award-winning author born in the United States to Nigerian parents. Her children's books have won the Macmillan Writers Prize for Africa, the Children's Africana Book Award and the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature.
Books by Nnedi:
Chicken in the Kitchen
A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland, award-winning children’s book illustrator Paweł Pawlak has illustrated over 80 books and won international acclaim for his work. (photo credit Ewa Kozyra-Pawlak)
Books by Paweł:
Oscar seeks a friend (Autumn 2019)
Poonam is a British illustrator of Indian heritage with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. Her work has been nominated for the Ezra Jack Keats Award and longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Klaus Flugge Prize.
Ranjit is a British children’s book author of East Asian heritage. He uses words to reach out and inspire people. His debut book has been shortlisted for the Derby Children's Book Award.
Books by Ranjit:
Nimesh the Adventurer
SANDRA VAN DOORN
Sandra was born in France and now lives in Australia. She attended art classes at Emily Carr University before embarking on her career as a children’s illustrator. She has been nominated for a Kate Greenaway Medal.
Sharanya is an award-winning poet and writer from India. Amongst her awards and accolades is the Lavanya Sankaran Fellowship, a 2012 ELLE Fiction Award, and nominations for the Pushcart Prize.
(photo credit Catriona Mitchell)
Books by Sharanya:
The Ammuchi Puchi
Sonja is a German illustrator who studied at in Barcelona. She has won many awards including the Gold Medal for Best Illustrator at the US Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards and Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book at the International Latino Book Awards.
Books by Sonja:
Looking for Lord Ganesh
Stella is a Brazilian children’s book writer. An art teacher with a Masters in Art History, she is also a founding member of Casa BabaYaga, a literary collective in Brazil.
Books by Stella:
Old Man of the Sea (Autumn 2019)
Tutu was born in India but grew up in Malaysia. She is the author of several highly praised books for young people. In 2014, Tutu was a judge for the Scholastic Asia Young Writers Award.
Books by Tutu: