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Holly Sterling - Author

Holly Sterling studied Illustration and Design at the University of Sunderland and completed an MFA in Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art in 2013. Holly was Highly Commended for the Macmillan Illustration Prize 2013 and also winner of the Seven Stories/Frances Lincoln Illustration Competition in the same year. 2016 is a busy year for Holly. January saw publication of the first non-fiction books she's illustrated, the Everybody Feels... series written by Moira Butterfield. Her highly acclaimed debut picture book 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby, written by Margaret McAllister is now available in paperback and its follow-up, 15 Things Not to Do with a Granny will be published in August. In between times, May sees the publication of Hiccups!, the first book Holly has written as well as illustrated. Holly also hopes to find some time for karate; she is a double National Champion and Gold and Bronze medallist from the WSKA World Championships.

A q&a with Holly..

What do you most like drawing? Children

What do you find the hardest to draw? Hands

What's your secret weapon when it comes to illustrating? A good soft pencil and lots of energy!

What memories do you have of libraries as a kid? Overwhelming joy!

What books were most precious to you as a child? Brambly Hedge and Percy the Park Keeper.

If you could have an illustrator decorate your house who would you choose? Chris Haughton

Featured Books, with extracts, by Holly Sterling

Hiccups!
Holly Sterling
If this exuberant story doesn't have toddlers jumping for sheer joy, then it's hard to know what will! Ruby and Oscar are playing their favourite game when suddenly ‘Hic!' Oscar gets the hiccups. But how to get rid of them?...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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Hiccups!
Holly Sterling
If this exuberant story doesn't have toddlers jumping for sheer joy, then it's hard to know what will! Ruby and Oscar are playing their favourite game when suddenly ‘Hic!' Oscar gets the hiccups. But how to get rid of them?...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/05/2016
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