Christina Balit

Author & Illustrator

About Christina Balit

Christina Balit was born in Manchester but grew up in the Middle East. She studied at Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, and also attended Morley Theatre School and Questors Theatre School. She has exhibited widely and is also a playwright. Her books have won several nominations, commendations and a shortlist place for the Kate Greenway Medal. Kingdom of the Sun (written by Jaqueline Mitton), won the 2002 English Association Award for non-fiction.



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International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, My Sister Shahrazad by Robert Leeson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, The Arabian Nights by Robert Leeson from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Storytelling Day
You should read My Sister Shahrazad by Robert Leeson and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Storytelling Day
You should read The Arabian Nights by Robert Leeson and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Storytelling Day
Discover Queen Guinevere by Mary Hoffman and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Storytelling Day
Why not try Blodin the Beast by Michael Morpurgo and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
Uranus
The planet Uranus was discovered by William Herschel on this day 1781. The Planet Gods by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit from Frances Lincoln Children's Books is brilliant!
1 year ago
Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit
The Italian astronomer Galileo was born on this day 1564. Why not try Zoo in the Sky by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago