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Kim Hillyard

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About Kim Hillyard

Kim is an award-winning author/illustrator of children's picture books. Her debut picture book, Mabel and the Mountain, won the 2020 Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and in 2023 her book Gretel the Wonder Mammoth won the Best Illustrated Book in the Waterstones Children's Prize.

After completing a degree in Drama at the University of Exeter, Kim Hillyard spent nine years working as a music journalist for various publications, including NME, Time Out and the BBC. She has also worked as a drama and arts facilitator, delivering assemblies, storytelling and workshops in schools, bookshops and community spaces on everything from phonics to creative writing.

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National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness by Kim Hillyard from Ladybird 

4 days ago

National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness by Kim Hillyard from Penguin Random House Children's UK 

4 days ago

National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Gretel the Wonder Mammoth by Kim Hillyard from Ladybird 

4 days ago

National Escargot Day

What can you see in your garden? Frida the Rock-and-Roll Moth by Kim Hillyard from Ladybird 

4 days ago

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Out now! Frida the Rock-and-Roll Moth by Kim Hillyard, illustrated by Kim Hillyard. Published by Penguin Random House Children's UK.

26 days ago

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Out now! Frida the Rock-and-Roll Moth by Kim Hillyard, illustrated by Kim Hillyard. Published by Ladybird.

26 days ago

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Out now! Flora and Nora Hunt for Treasure by Kim Hillyard, illustrated by Kim Hillyard. Published by Ladybird.

11 months ago

Kim Hillyard

Out now! Gretel the Wonder Mammoth by Kim Hillyard, illustrated by Kim Hillyard. Published by Ladybird.

2 years ago

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