Debi Gliori

Illustrator: mentor in 2017

Debi Gliori is well known for both her picture books and her novels for children and has been shortlisted for all the major prizes, including the Kate Greenaway Award (twice) and the Scottish Arts Council Award. Debi was the Shetland Islands’ first Children’s Writer-in-Residence. She has written and illustrated books like The Trouble With Dragons, The Scariest Thing of AllWhat’s the Time, Mr Wolf?, Alfie in the Bath and, most recently, Night Shift.