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.

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15 days 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 month ago

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

2 months ago

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

2 months ago

I Took the Moon for a Walk BC by Carolyn Curtis from Barefoot Books it's a wonderful book for your children
Read Together

2 months ago

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

2 months ago

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

What’s your favourite fiction read? I Took the Moon for a Walk BC by Carolyn Curtis from Barefoot Books
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