Alison Jay

Illustrator

Alison Jay was born in Hertfordshire, grew up in Derbyshire and studied graphic design in London where she now lives. After graduating she worked in animation for a short while but gradually started to working as an illustrator. Her commission's include a 48 sheet poster for B.T, a TV commercial for Kellogg's corn flakes and packaging on a new baby range for Crabtree and Evelyn. She has also illustrated lots of children's books and been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal for her book Out of the Blue.

Recent activity

11 months ago

My Bed is an Air Balloon by Julia Copus and Alison Jay from Faber & Faber is brilliant!
World Storytelling Day

1 year ago

Get tucked up in bed with My Bed is an Air Balloon a brilliant bedtime read for you and your children. By Julia Copus from Faber & Faber.
National Bed Month

1 year ago

Darker evenings mean it's a perfect time of year for stargazing. Why not read I Took the Moon for a Walk BC by Carolyn Curtis from Barefoot Books.
November Events

1 year ago

Una and the Sea Cloak is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Maritime Day

1 year ago

My Bed is an Air Balloon by Julia Copus from Faber & Faber is brilliant!
Make Your Bed Day

1 year ago

We think you'd love My Bed is an Air Balloon by Julia Copus from Faber & Faber
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1 year ago

Listen, Listen BB by Phillis Gershator from Barefoot Books it's a wonderful book for your children
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