Eleanor Taylor was brought up in the Scottish Borders. She studied Architecture and after graduating spent several years working in Spain and London, including as a designer for Harrods.
The creator of over forty books for children including Beep Beep, Let’s Go! the best selling, No Trouble At All and A Little Bit of Trouble, written by Sally Grindley, Run, Rabbit, Run for which she won the English 4-11 Award for The Best Children’s Illustrated Book of 2001. Eleanor is the creator of the Hogwarts Crest for JK Rowling.
She is currently illustrating the new Peter Rabbit (Frederick Warne) and Winnie the Pooh (Egmont Books) titles.
When not illustrating Eleanor finds time for her two other interests, printmaking and teaching.
Now, with her husband and three children, Eleanor divides her time between London and their home, Octopus House, in Gibraltar.
I teach primary and secondary age children. Look at the illustration club page to get more information on my workshops and individual tutoring.
I am represented by Felicity Trew at Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency. http://carolinesheldon.co.uk
Please contact Felicity if you have any enquiries about illustration commissions.
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