I love to draw children. I attempt to capture their quirky behavior and fidgety movement and harness it into characters for my books. I am particularly inspired by my own two daughters who surprise me every day with their individuality and unique understanding of their world. 

I have previously published several picture books and early readers. These book were created digitally but in recent years I found myself wanting to return to the drawing board and develop myself as an artist. Just over two years ago I decided to do an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin and here I have rediscovered my love of painting and drawing with watercolour, crayon, pencil and ink and bringing my observation of life into my new picture book ideas.  



Countdown to my new picture book, What Clara Saw. Published by Macmillan on April 18th 2019!