Lydia Monks

Author & Illustrator

About Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize. Her collaborations with Julia Donaldson include THE SINGING MERMAID, the Princess Mirror-belle books, SUGARLUMP AND THE UNICORN, and the phenomenally successful WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD. Lydia lives in Sheffield.

Recent activity

Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Out now! The Singing Mermaid 10th Anniversary Edition by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
2 days ago
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
1 month to go until Julia Donaldson will be releasing What the Ladybird Heard: A Push, Pull and Slide Book illustrated by Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
16 days ago
Christmas Eve
Loving Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle this Christmas! By Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks and published by Macmillan Children's Books.
6 months ago
National Horse Day (US)
You'll love Sugarlump and the Unicorn Book and Toy Gift Set by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
6 months ago
National Horse Day (US)
Loving Princess Mirror-Belle and the Flying Horse by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks from Macmillan Digital Audio.
6 months ago
National Horse Day (US)
Sugarlump and the Unicorn is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
6 months ago
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Out now! Who's at the Zoo? A What the Ladybird Heard Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Out now! What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Lydia Monks. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago

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