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Jess Stockham

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About Jess Stockham

Jess Stockham was born in 1957 in Luton and lived in a village in Hertfordshire until she was 17.


She completed a foundation year at Watford Art College, and then left full time education to move to Exeter and become a waitress. She then moved to West Yorkshire and started a leather goods business with her husband, Steve. She lived there for 18 years and had two sons, Matt and Ed.


In 1990 she started illustrating full-time for various popular women’s magazines and mother and baby publications. In 1995 she moved to West Wales with her family where she has lived and illustrated for the past twelve years.

Jess Stockham books

Recent updates about Jess Stockham

April Events

To this brilliant book, perfect for the holidays! Flip-Up Fairy Tales with CD by Jess Stockham from Childs Play

4 days ago

April Events

To this brilliant book, perfect for the holidays! The Frog Prince by Jess Stockham from Childs Play

4 days ago

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1 month to go until Jess Stockham will be releasing Stone Soup illustrated by Jess Stockham. Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.

17 days ago

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Out now! Dentista/Dentist by Jess Stockham, illustrated by Jess Stockham. Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.

1 year ago

World Party Day

Have a Jamboree to celebrate #WorldPartyDay, read Party! by Jess Stockham from Childsplay.

4 years ago

Doctors' Day (US)

Celebrate our doctors with Doctor by Jess Stockham from Childsplay.

4 years ago

World Meteorological Day

Try your hand at being a weatherman or woman with this brilliant book It's Raining! It's Pouring! We're Exploring!. By Polly Peters, published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.

4 years ago

World Day for Water

Discover the creatures in the ocean in Peekaboo- Ocean by Jess Stockham from Childs Play

4 years ago

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