Laurence Anholt

Author & Illustrator

About Laurence Anholt

Laurence Anholt is part of a husband-and-wife team who have worked together on more than 60 picture books, published all over the world in more than 17 different languages. Their picture books – including the Chimp and Zee series – have won numerous awards and have been featured on television and radio. Laurence has been described by William Watt as one of the most versatile authors writing for children today. He was brought up mainly in Holland where he developed a lasting passion for art. He is a much sought after public speaker, appearing at conferences such as the European Council of International Schools Conference, the Northern Children's Book Festival and the Edinburgh Festival.



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Recent activity

Vincent van Gogh
On this day 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. Ouch! Learn about art with Camille and the Sunflowers Big Book by Laurence Anholt.
6 months ago
Vincent van Gogh
On this day 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. Ouch! Learn about art with Camille and the Sunflowers by Laurence Anholt.
6 months ago
Vincent van Gogh
On this day 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. Ouch! Learn about art with Small Stories of Great Artists by Laurence Anholt.
6 months ago
Vincent van Gogh
On this day 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. Ouch! Learn about art with Anholt's Artists Activity Book by Laurence Anholt.
6 months ago
National Gardening Week (UK)
The Magical Garden of Claude Monet by Laurence Anholt from Frances Lincoln Children's Books. A great outdoors read to start #NationalGardeningWeek.
2 years ago
National Arbor Day (US)
You should read Two Nests by Laurence Anholt and Jim Coplestone. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
National Arbor Day (US)
Loving The Forgotten Forest by Laurence Anholt from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago
World Party Day
Parties can be lots of fun, try reading Happy Birthday Chimp and Zee by Laurence Anholt from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
2 years ago