Virginia Lee

Author & Illustrator

About Virginia Lee

Virginia Lee is the daughter of the artist and film conceptual designer Alan Lee. She studied Art and Design at Exeter College and Illustration at Kingston University. She worked as a sculptor on the Minas Tirith set of Peter Jackson's film trilogy The Lord of the Rings in New Zealand and designed merchandise for the films. She lives in Brighton, East Sussex. Her books for Frances Lincoln are Antonia Barber's retelling of The Frog Bride and Sally Pomme Clayton's Persephone.

Recent activity

1 year ago

A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, Persephone by Sally Pomme Clayton from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
International Children's Book Day

1 year ago

Choo Choo by Virginia Lee from Faber & Faber is brilliant!
World Storytelling Day

2 years ago

Heritage Open Days! Choo Choo by Virginia Lee from Faber & Faber is brilliant!
Heritage Open Days

2 years ago

What’s your favourite fiction read? Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee from Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Favourite Fiction

2 years ago

Why not find a classic book to read this year? Choo Choo is a brilliant book by Virginia Lee, published by Faber & Faber.
World Book Day

2 years ago

Why not find a classic book to read this year? Persephone is a brilliant book by Sally Pomme Clayton, published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
World Book Day

2 years ago

If you're inside hiding from the cold why not read Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton from Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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