Steve Antony

Steve Antony has written and/or illustrated 23 picture books including his most recent picture book, Rainbowsaurus. He also recently illustrated the all-new Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Steve mentored Clare Andrews “It has been so inspiring to see my Picture Hooks mentee Clare develop her stories and illustrations over the course of the programme. Our regular […]

November 6, 2023

Chris Haughton

Chris Haughton is an Irish author/illustrator based in London. He was listed in TIME magazine’s ‘Design 100’ for the work he has been doing for fair trade clothing company People Tree. He has written and illustrated seven books: A Bit Lost, Oh No, George!, Shh! We Have a Plan, Goodnight Everyone, Don’t Worry Little Crab, […]

Jill Calder

Jill Calder is an award winning illustrator with a passion for colour, ink, paper and pixels. Since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 1991, Jill’s work has taken her around the world, most recently to Pakistan and Sri Lanka with the British Council’s Drawing Words exhibition of British picture book illustrators. Her book illustrations […]

Anna Wilson

Anna Wilson is an Australian illustrator living in the beautiful stone city of Edinburgh. She loves working with colour and composition to create atmosphere in her illustrations and her favourite thing to do is sit in the streets of a city and draw what she sees. Clients include Bloomsbury, Hachette, Cameron Kids Books, Little Tiger, […]

Alison Murray

Alison Murray is an author-illustrator based in Glasgow. She has been making picture books since 2010 and has several books published internationally. Alison studied printed textiles at The Glasgow School of Art, screen prints for fun and makes her illustration work digitally by layering handmade marks and printed textures. Alison mentored Rebecca Guthrie “Rebecca and […]

Ross Collins

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.

December 15, 2021

James Mayhew

James Mayhew is the author and illustrator of the long-running and best-selling Katie and Ella Bella Ballerina books.

Chris Haughton

Chris Haughton is a designer and children’s book author and freelance illustrator.

Katharine McEwen

Katharine McEwen

Kate McEwen has illustrated many successful children’s books including the recent series, Who’s Hiding?

Debi Gliori

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.