Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks is a bestselling illustrator and author of children’s books, probably best known for her illustrations of Julia Donaldson's books, which have sold over 4 million copies and been translated into 25 languages worldwide. Lydia’s long list of awards includes the Smarties Award, the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Award, the Stockport Children’s Book Award, the Specsaver, Nielsen Gold Bestseller Award, the Red Big Book Award and the Pan Mac Award. She lives in Sheffield.