hello!

I am a modern designer, maker, author & illustrator. I’m a committed lover of cabbage and marshmallows (although not necessarily at the same time) and have a penchant for collecting piles of old lined paper to doodle on. I giggle to myself most days in the studio… love this world of making books for and about mini folk!

 My children’s books include Handstand (Pavilion), My New Room (Pavilion). The New Baby (Pavilion) and Dress Like Mummy (Boxer Books). With more on the way!

Things I also particularly like include drawing horses, metal shoe lasts, pink chairs, crossing out, flamingoes, swimming dolls from the 1920s, a well trimmed fringe, green coats, the Queen (particularly her 1960s outfits), funny postcards, elephant slides, cloud formations, Hitchcock on a Wednesday afternoon, & eggs for breakfast.

Welcome to my website. Please browse the links at the top of the page for a bit more about my journey so far, a snapshot of my work, past projects & new things in progress.

For collaborations, illustrations or commissions please contact me by clicking here.

 

 

signings-and-workshops

 

7th April, 11am – 2pm, I’ll be running a workshop for little ones (aged 3+) and signing my new books with Crafty Fox at the fabulous Mercato Metropolitano. It’s free so come along! More info here.

21st April, I will be busy installing a new window display at the wonderful Barnes Book Shop.

12th & 13th May, I will be having LOTS of fun at the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival. Workshop and book signings galore… times TBC so stay tuned.

30th June, I’ll be running an illustration workshop for grown ups at the fab Hope & Elvis in Nottingham. Delectable Doodles & Quirky Collage will take you on a journey evolving your own drawings through line and paper cutting, teaching you the tools you need to explore alternative ways of image making. I’d love to see you there! for more info click here.

With three new children’s books and a NEW sewing book for grown ups, Makes For Mini Folk, being published this year there will be LOTS more going on so stay tuned if you’d like to get involved.

Lisa x

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