Jill Barton - Author Picture

Jill Barton - Illustrator

Jill Barton has always loved drawing and children's books, but didn't pursue this passion as a career for many years. At the age of 44, having married and brought up three children, Jill enrolled on a degree in illustration. She graduated in 1988 and hasn't looked back since. Jill has illustrated many bestselling books for children and received numerous awards for her work. She now has five grandchildren, and lives and works in Devon, England.

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Puss Jekyll Cat Hyde
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Jill Barton
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 Cat lovers everywhere will relish this beauty of a book. Jill Barton's glorious large scale illustrations capture the different moods of this changeable feline...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/10/2013
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Puss Jekyll Cat Hyde
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Jill Barton
Cat lovers everywhere will relish this beauty of a book. Jill Barton's glorious large scale illustrations capture the different moods of this changeable feline star. Good cat or bad cat? Joyce Dunbar's lyrical and rhythmic text beautifully describes the many...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/10/2012
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Lady Lollipop
Dick King-Smith - illustrated by Jill Barton
Award-winning author Dick King-Smith is best known for 'Babe', the story of the Sheep-Pig. A lover of all animals and a master teller of stories about them, Dick King-Smith was particularly keen on pigs. Lollipop is a pig with a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2012
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Clever Lollipop
Dick King-Smith - illustrated by Jill Barton
Lady Lolliop is back in a second adventure. Having solved the problems of the pouting Princess Penelope, the court's famous pig sees off the Princess's grumpy governess and finds herself teaming up with an amazing conjuror. A clever pig and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2012
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Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake
Thomas Taylor - illustrated by Jill Barton
Little Mouse is scurrying along one day when he finds something wonderful -- a chocolate chip, raspberry cream cupcake! It looks delicious, but it's much too big for Little Mouse to carry home on his own. So one by one,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/09/2010
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