Various Authors

Featuring illustrations from a host of best loved illustrators

Vicki Gausden

Vicki Gausden loved reading as a child, and when she wasn’t reading, she was drawing. She kept drawing, and reading, and gained a BA in Illustration and an MA in design, leading to her career as an illustrator and author. She lives on the edge of the South Downs with her two dogs, Roo and Bella.

Valerio Vidali

Valerio Vidali is an Italian illustrator and picture book author. His book The Forest was a New York Time’s Best Illustrated book of 2018, as was his book Jemmy Button in 2013. His work has also received the Grand Prix of ILUSTRARTE, the International Biennal of Illustration; the CJ Picture Book Award and various honours. His latest book Hundred is nominated for the German Children’s Literature Award. Valerio lives and works in Porto, Portugal.

Veronica Vasylenko

Veronica Vasylenko studied Art at Bradford Art College and Graphic Design at Liverpool John Moores University. She lives and works in the small market town of Otley, West Yorkshire, and loves inventing characters and bringing them to life through her illustrations. In her spare time, Veronica enjoys cycling and running.

Zoe Waring

Zoe has always loved the warmth and humour found in children’s picture books and is a little obsessed with cute animals… just a little bit. She also loves drawing, has a rather silly sense of humour and a vivid imagination.

Victoria Ball

Victoria Ball has been a freelance illustrator since graduating with a First in Illustration from Falmouth College of Arts in 2002. Her first illustration job was for the CITV series Ripley and Scuff. In 2008 she was shortlisted for the Best Emerging Illustrator category at the Booktrust Early Years Awards. Victoria lives in Gloucestershire with her naughty cat, Ernest Small Trousers. Victoria enjoys music, travel and baking cakes.