Illustrators / Photographers / Etc.
Penny Dale is a highly successful illustrator of children's books.
Jude Daly was born in London and emigrated to South Africa as a young child. She went to art college in Cape Town, and now lives there with her husband, the writer and illustrator Niki Daly, and their two sons.
Niki Daly has won many awards for his exuberant work. His groundbreaking Not So fast Songololo (1986), winner of a U.S Parent's Choice Award, paved the way for post-apartheid South African children's books. Since then, he has been published across the globe and has visited and presented talks in several countries. Among his many Frances Lincoln books, Once Upon a Time was an Honor Winner in the US Children's Africana Book Awards of 2004. .....
Emma Damon trained at Manchester Art School, where she gained a first class honours degree, followed by an MA. Emma's interests iinclude fashion and textiles. She has worked for museums such as the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, and the V&A in London. She now lives near Melbourne, Australia.
Penny Dann is a successful children's illustrator.
Prodeepta Das was born in Cuttack, in eastern India. He is a freelance photographer and author whose pictures have been published in over 20 children's books. In 1991 Inside India, which he also wrote, won the Commonwealth Photographer's Award. Prodeepta's books for Frances Lincoln are P is for Pakistan, Prita Goes to India, K is for Korea, We are Britain!, Geeta's Day, I is for India, J is for Jamaica, Kamal Goes to Trinidad, P is for Poland, T is for Turkey, S is for South Africa, R is for Russia and B is for Bangladesh.
Maria de Fatima Campos was born in Brazil. She runs photographic workshops for both children and photographers, and held a one-woman show at the Museum of Image and Sound in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 1995 she was elected Associate of the Royal Photographic Society. She lives in London.
Christopher de Hamel has been Donnelley Fellow Librarian of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, since 2000. From 1975 to 2000 he was responsible for all sales of medieval and illuminated manuscripts at Sotheby's, London. He has written many books on medieval manuscripts and the history of book collecting.
Lucia deLeiris is an American painter who has exhibited her work widely throughout the US. A zoologist by training, she combines science and art in her work. The illustrator of Natural History of the Antarctic Peninsular, her work for children includes posters for National Geographic, two Dover Colouring Books, and classroom materials for the US Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Mark Denton is one of Britain's finest young landscape photographers, his work drawing praise from leading professionals. His work principally covers the north of England and has been used by clients worldwide. He is the author of London: the 100 Greatest Panoramas (Constable) and Yorkshire Moors and Wolds (9780711228245) and Edinburgh (9780711228764) for Frances Lincoln. He lives in North Yorkshire. .....
SUE DeGENNARO studied film at uni, learnt to weld and draw at art school, then became an aerialist and performance artist. She now lives in Melbourne with her two girls, where her days are spent writing stories of things that make her giggle. She received an Australian Society of Authors mentorship in 2007, and has been shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award 2010. Her most recent books include The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas with Tony Wilson (Notable Book, CBCA Awards 2010) and The Tomorrow Book with Jackie French.
Bucharest-born Dan Dinescu is best known for his marvellous documentation of Maramures, a region in north-west Romania where life stayed unchanged for centuries. Over the course of 25 years, he has captured the people and places of this remote country in luminous, memorable images.
Jill Dow trained at the Royal College of Art. She now works as a freelance illustrator specializing in natural history. She is a keen gardener and is particularly passionate about growing vegetables organically. Jill regularly attends events in libraries and schools in her area. She lives in Stirling, Scotland.
Polly Dunbar was born in Stratford upon Avon. Daughter of children's author Joyce Dunbar, Polly first started illustrating when she was 16 and has a degree in Illustration at the University of Brighton. Polly's books for Frances Lincoln are Down the Back of the Chair, Measuring Angels, Looking After Louis and Bubble Trouble. She lives in Brighton, Sussex.
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Sarah Dyer was born in Brighton in 1978. She moved to London to study a BA in Illustration at Kingston University. Her first book Five Little Fiends, which won the 2001 Smarties Bronze Award, started as a project in the second year of University. Her favourite medium to work in is oil pastels, ink, pencils and collage. She lectures in Illustration at Kingston and Middlesex universities and has recently completed an MA in Illustration/Sequential Design at Brighton University. .....