Ross Collins

Illustrator: mentor in 2013

Ross Collins has illustrated over 100 books for children and written about a dozen or so. Children in over 20 countries seem to enjoy them and several have won enormous glittering awards. Ross’ Greenaway short listed book The Elephantom was adapted into an acclaimed play by those clever National Theatre War Horse people. There’s a Bear on My Chair was also short listed for the Greenaway and won the inaugural Amnesty CILIP Honour.