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Patrick Benson - Illustrator

Patrick was born in 1956 and educated at Eton, in Florence, where he studied classical drawing, and at Chelsea Art School. He worked in the fashion business before a chance meeting with the sister of Sebastian Walker (founder of Walker Books) introduced him to the company. Patrick has illustrated for a wide range of authors including Martin Waddell and Roald Dahl, and he also illustrated Fly Fishing by J. R. Hartley, from the well-known television commercial.

Featured Books, with extracts, illustrated by Patrick Benson

The Stone Bird
Jenny McCartney - illustrated by Patrick Benson
November 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017 Beautifully illustrated, this is a lyrical picture book celebrating the power of the imagination. When Eliza finds a stone the exact shape of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/11/2017
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Owl Babies
Martin Waddell - illustrated by Patrick Benson
Three little owl babies sit in the tree and wait…and wait…and wait…for their Mummy to come home from hunting. Stunning illustrations match this brilliant classic picture book story. This beautiful board book edition is perfect for little hands. ~
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 01/08/2017
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Owl Babies
Martin Waddell - illustrated by Patrick Benson
September 2017 Book of the Month Three little owl babies sit in the tree and wait…and wait…and wait…for their Mummy to come home from hunting. Stunning illustrations match this brilliant classic picture book story. This beautiful 25th anniversary edition is a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2017
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Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Patrick Benson
Patrick Benson's superb illustrations bring to life this touching adventure for a baby elephant. Early one morning the little elephant Raju sets off with his mother. On their way they see off a snappy crocodile and then both a slithering...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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Soon
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Patrick Benson
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2015 Patrick Benson's superb illustrations bring to life this touching adventure for a baby elephant. Early one morning the little elephant Raju sets off with his mother. On their way they see off...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/05/2015
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Owl Babies
Martin Waddell - illustrated by Patrick Benson
Three little owl babies sit in the tree and wait…and wait…and wait…for their Mummy to come home from hunting. Stunning illustrations match this brilliant classic picture book story. This beautiful board book edition is perfect for little hands. Never has the...
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Format: Board book | Released 07/04/2015
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Owl Babies - Pop-Up
Martin Waddell - illustrated by Patrick Benson
This best-selling, classic story of three baby owls waiting anxiously through the night for their mother to return is given some delightful pop-ups to add to its charms. The original story and illustrations remain unchanged but now, scarily, the owl...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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