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ABOUT ME

Rebecca is an internationally published author and illustrator. She was shortlisted for The Sheffield Children’s Book Award in 2015, The Portsmouth Book Award in 2016 and most recently nominated for the Kate Greenaway CILIP Award 2017.

Rebecca grew up in a tiny village on the south of England. It was the perfect breeding ground for an aspiring illustrator; plenty of pencils and paper, a huge amount of freedom and a library at the bottom of the road. After gaining a first-class degree in illustration at Westminster University and a Masters at Central Saint Martin’s, Rebecca worked as a graphic designer and animator in London. She now lives with her family in Stroud, where she took the plunge into making children’s books in 2013.

Rebecca is currently working on her ninth picture book and a second book in the ‘Zoo Boy’ series, written by Sophie Thompson. Other titles include TS Eliot’s ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’, ‘The Whopper’ and the ‘Bob and Flo’ series.

Represented by Penny Holroyde at Holroyde Cartey.

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INTERVIEWS

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PUBLISHERS

Oxford University Press : Faber & Faber : Francis Lincoln : Random House US : Templar Publishing : Andersen Press : Blue Rabbit Publishing : HarperCollins US : Froebel Korea

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EDUCATION

Central Saint Martins MA Communication Design (Illustration)

Westminster University Illustration First Class BA (Hons)

Huddersfield University Surface Pattern Design (1st year BA Hons)

Norwich School Of Art Foundation Course in Art & Design