Deborah Allwright is the illustrator of over 60 celebrated children’s picture books, including Don’t Read This Book! By Jill Lewis, There Is No Dragon in this Story by Lou Carter and The Night Pirates by Peter Harris. Her stories and characters can be found around the world, translated into over 25 languages including Arabic, Japanese, Hebrew and Gaelic, bringing delight across generations.
Her books have gained many awards, including four Kate Greenaway medal nominations. Deborah’s illustrations have also been brought to life in theatre shows, such as The Night Pirates, touring nationally and internationally. She has also designed sets for immersive story worlds in festivals and children’s centres.
Deborah creates workshops for children of all ages, encourages the fun and freedom of drawing, cutting, sticking and making fantasy characters that bring inspiration, imagination and wonder.