Ailie Busby - Author Picture

Ailie Busby - Illustrator

Ailie Busby was born in London and grew up in Corby, Northamptonshire. She studied graphic design at Nene College, illustration at East Anglia Polytechnic in Cambridge and printmaking at Chelsea and Westminster College. She has been illustrating books for over 15 years. Ailie's wonderfully observant eye and her sense of humour bring great charm and fun to her illustrations.

Ailie's books include The Toothfairy Loses a Tooth! (Little Simon), The Quiet Woman and the Noisy Dog (Andersen), Hey, Diddle Diddle, Rosie's Zoo and Christmas is Coming, as well as the successful large format nursery rhyme book, Time for a Rhyme. She lives in Newcastle with her husband and two young children.

You can find Ailie on twitter@ailiebusby

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Lulu Loves Numbers
Camilla Reid - illustrated by Ailie Busby
The farmyard is the perfect place for Lulu to practice her counting. She starts with just one sheep dog but under the flaps she finds all kinds and numbers of other animals right up to ten adorable chicks hiding in...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 12/02/2015
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Lulu Loves Shapes
Camilla Reid - illustrated by Ailie Busby
Lulu finds there are interesting shapes all around her. Her sandwiches are cut into triangles and the kites flying in the park are all beautiful diamonds. Lift the flaps and help Lulu find all the shapes she can - including the...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 12/02/2015
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Lulu Loves Colours
Camilla Reid - illustrated by Ailie Busby
The Lulu Loves interactive lift-the-flap board books series is a great addition to the ever-popular Lulu brand.
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 11/09/2014
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Lulu Loves Noises
Camilla Reid - illustrated by Ailie Busby
The Lulu Loves interactive lift-the-flap board books series is a great addition to the ever-popular Lulu brand.
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 11/09/2014
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Lulu Loves Nursery
Camilla Reid - illustrated by Ailie Busby
This brand new title in the Lulu series sees our heroine tackling her first day at nursery. Following the success of the Lulu lift-the-flap books this is Lulu's first picture book outing. A sweetly reassuring story perfect for little ones...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/05/2013
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Lulu's Lunch
Camilla Reid - illustrated by Ailie Busby
Gloriously tactile, Lulu's plates of food will be completely irresistible to little fingers. From the moment of helping Lulu put on her bib to be ready for her lunch, readers can join her in delighting in sticky honey, a slimy...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/02/2011
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