Lucy Letherland

Author & Illustrator

About Lucy Letherland

LUCY LETHERLAND is an illustrator based in London. She graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2011 with a First Class BA (Hons) in illustration with animation. Lucy's work is strongly led by humour and narrative, creating a playful, graphic quality. Atlas of Adventures was Lucy's first book for children, and the series has since grown to include Atlas of Animal Adventures, Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World, Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures, Atlas of Ocean Adventures, Atlas of Adventures: Activity Fun Pack, Atlas of Adventures: Travel Edition and Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures.

Who is your favourite children’s author?

Roald Dahl

Who is your favourite book character?

‘Madeline’, from the books by Ludwig Bemelmans

Who is your favourite children’s illustrator?

There are so many! Richard Scarry, Quentin Blake, Laura Carlin, Miroslav Sasek, Laurent Moreau, Christian Robinson and Carson Ellis to name just a few.

Which books inspire you?

Most books inspire me in one way or another... I’m usually a sucker for anything with a nice cover!

What was the first book you read?

‘Worms Wiggle’ by David Pelham & Michael Foreman

Recent activity

Emily  Hawkins and Lucy Letherland
Out now! Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures by Emily Hawkins, illustrated by Lucy Letherland. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
1 year ago
Lucy Letherland
Out now! Atlas of Adventures: Travel Edition by Lucy Letherland,. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Atlas of Adventures by Lucy Letherland from Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Atlas of Adventures Activity Fun Pack by Lucy Letherland from Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago
World Day for Water
Discover the creatures in the ocean in Atlas of Ocean Adventures by Emily Hawkins from Wide Eyed Editions
2 years ago
International Ask a Question Day
Why? Who? What? Atlas of Adventures answers some questions. By Lucy Letherland. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago
International Ask a Question Day
Why? Who? What? Atlas of Animal Adventures answers some questions. By Emily Hawkins and Lucy Letherland. Published by Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago
International Mother Langugage Day
Yesterday was #motherlanguageday get the kids interested in language with Atlas of World Wonders by Ben Handicott. From Wide Eyed Editions.
2 years ago