Picture Books

Anuska Allepuz

Agent: Paul Moreton

Anuska grew up in Spain where she studied Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca. She has enjoyed drawing and writing stories for as long as she can remember and her work is driven by a love of storytelling. In 2016, she graduated with distinction from the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She likes exploring texture and using mixed media, handmade stamps and stencilled shapes, and as well as her colour work, she loves creating black and white images.

Anuska has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, awarded the Cultura Jeunesse Prize, selected in the Bologna Chidren’s Book Fair, shortlisted for the AOI awards, highly commended for the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Illustration, highly commended in FNLIJ in Brasil…

Her books have been translated into various languages, English UK, English US, French, German, Italian, Danish, Finish, Dutch, Taiwanese, Swedish, Spanish, Catalan, Hebrew, Turkish, Korean, …

She has recently illustrated the fiction book The Girl, the Cat, and the Navigator (Scholastic 2019) and The Boy, the Bird and the Coffin Maker (Scholastic 2017), written by Matilda Woods, and the cover for a new edition of Penelope Lively’s classic story The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (Egmont 2018). Her first picture book as both author and illustrator, That Fruit is Mine! was published by Walker Books in April 2018. Anuska’s second picture book as both author and illustrator, Little Green Donkey was published by Walker Books in April 2019. Most recently, she has illustrated The Dream Train that published with Walker Books in November 2022.


Anuska has also illustrated A Bear is a Bear written by Karl Newson (Nosy Crow) which was published in March 2018, and What Will You Dream of Tonight? published in September 2019 and Lucy Maud Montgomery, part of the Little People, Big Dreams series written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Frances Lincoln), published in October 2018. She illustrated Whisper, Shout: Let It Out! by Madhvi Ramani which was published by Two Hoots in August 2023.