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. She uses a mix of hand-drawn and digital techniques to produce lively illustrations filled with detail.
In 2014 Lucy’s first picture book for children, Atlas of Adventures, was published by Wide Eyed Editions. It went on to win the UK Educational Writer’s Award 2015, and was also shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, The English Association’s 4-11 Picture Book Awards, and the UKLA Book Award 2016. Her next book, Atlas of Animal Adventures won the National Book Tokens Children’s Travel Book of the Year 2016 in the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. The other titles in the series are the Atlas of Adventures Activity Book and the pocket-sized Atlas of Miniature Adventures.
Lucy is currently working on Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures, which is due out in November 2017, published by Wide Eyed.