David Roberts

David Roberts har illustrert mange av de mest populære barnebøkene i England, og har vunnet mange priser for bøkene sine.

 

David Roberts har alltid likt å tegne og male, og da han ble voksen var han blitt så flink at han reiste helt til Hong Kong og fikk seg jobb som hattemaker. Men han har alltid drømt om å få illustrere barnebøker, så derfor flytta han hjem til England igjen og begynte å samarbeide med noen av landets beste forfattere. Davis elsker å tegne dyr og klær og hatter, så hva kan vel være bedre enn en bok om dyr som går i klær og hatter?

 

David Roberts is an award-winning illustrator who has earned great acclaim for his distinctive style. He was born in Liverpool and studied fashion design at university in Manchester. After graduating, he worked as a milliner and a fashion illustrator, but always felt his true calling was in children’s books. David finally realised his dream when his first book was published in 1998, and since then he has collaborated with some of Britain’s finest children’s authors, including Julia Donaldson, Sally Gardner, Philip Ardagh and Jacqueline Wilson. He is also the creator of the popular Dirty Bertie books. He lives in London with his partner. His book Little Red was shortlisted for the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal. In 2006 he won the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award for his line drawings in Mouse Noses on Toast.

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