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Sheena Dempsey - Illustrator

Sheena Dempsey is a children's author and illustrator. She loves to draw all kinds of animals, from dirty rats to mean cats and heroic pigeons too. She has worked with various publishers in Ireland and the UK including Walker Books, Templar Publishing, Hachette, Faber and Little Island. She lives in London with her partner, Mick, and their naughty greyhound, Sandy.

Sheena Dempsey was born in Cork and studied fine art in Dublin before moving to London in 2009. She graduated from Kingston University with an MA in illustration in 2010. She lives in London.

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Dave Pigeon (Racer!)
Swapna Haddow - illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
The third instalment to this laugh-out-loud new series is fully illustrated throughout by the incredible Sheena Dempsey. Have you ever sat in a shoebox? Of course you have. But have you ever sat in one when your best friend Dave...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 18/01/2018
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Yoga Babies
Fearne Cotton - illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
Yoga has never seemed more tempting than in this lovely new book, written by Fearne Cotton and illustrated by Sheena Dempsey. Eleven little children, the ‘Yoga babies', are shown doing different yoga poses, always with a parent or adult...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/09/2017
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Reader ReviewedDave Pigeon (Nuggets)
Swapna Haddow - illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
In a nutshell: pigeontastic comedy capers with Dave and Skipper | Things are not looking good for pigeons Dave and Skipper. The Human Lady who feeds them has gone on holiday leaving them easy prey to the devious Reginald Grimster,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedBilly Button, Telegram Boy
Sally Nicholls - illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | July 2016 Book of the Month Meet the Buttons. Mrs Button runs a shop – the nicest thing about it, she says, is the people – Mr Button runs the post...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/07/2016
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Dave Pigeon
Swapna Haddow - illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
Join Dave Pigeon and his sidekick Skipper on their quest to defeat the most evil cat in town. There will be funny bits, scary bits and biscuity bits. It is perfect for 6+ readers to share with an adult as...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2016
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Bye-bye Baby Brother!
Sheena Dempsey
With the perfect blend of knowing observations and truly funny art, Sheena Dempsey's very first picture book perfectly captures the anxieties and frustration of having a new sibling. Ruby is finding her new baby brother a problem because mum spends...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/03/2013
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