Sue Heap - Author

About the Author

Sue Heap is one of the UK's leading book illustrators.

As a child she lived in many places including Egypt, Germany, and Singapore. She wrote and illustrated her first book when she was twelve and as a teenager wrote lots of 'rather bad' poetry.
On graduating from Hull College of Art, Sue worked for an animation company and then as a designer at various children's book publishers in Oxford and London. In 1991 she became a full-time freelance illustrator. She has illustrated over thirty books, including Cowboy Baby, winner of the prestigious Smarties Prize Gold Award in 1998. Her latest picture book has been nominated for the Greenaway Medal.

She lives in Oxfordshire and in her spare time she motorcycles and is learning to skateboard.

Featured books by Sue Heap

Other books by Sue Heap

Mine!

Mine!

Author: Sue Heap Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2015

A very funny warm-hearted picture book about the difficulty of sharing. A very funny warm-hearted picture book about the difficulty of sharing. Amy snuggles on her blankie with her three toys. I love you all, she says, because we're together, and because you're MINE. When Jack and Zak want to play and they grab Bear and Bunny, Amy grabs them back. MINE! she says. When Baby Jo picks up Bird and kisses it, Amy takes it away. MINE! she says. But then she realizes that what she's done has made Baby Jo very sad. He's all alone, without a toy and suddenly Amy has a difficult decision to make. What will she do?

Mine!

Mine!

Author: Sue Heap Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2014

A very funny warm-hearted picture book about the difficulty of sharing. Amy snuggles on her blankie with her three toys. I love you all, she says, because we're together, and because you're MINE. When Jack and Zak want to play and they grab Bear and Bunny, Amy grabs them back. MINE! she says. When Baby Jo picks up Bird and kisses it, Amy takes it away. MINE! she says. But then she realizes that what she's done has made Baby Jo very sad. He's all alone, without a toy and suddenly Amy has a difficult decision to make. What will she do?

Cowboy Baby

Cowboy Baby

Author: Sue Heap Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2012

It's bedtime in the Wild West - but Cowboy Baby isn't sleepy... Sheriff Pa says it's bedtime. But Cowboy Baby won't go to bed without his toys, Texas Ted, Denver Dog and Hank the Horse. No sirree! So off he goes to find them. But when he's rounded up his gang, Cowboy Baby decides he doesn't want to go home...

One to Ten and Back Again

One to Ten and Back Again

Author: Sue Heap, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2005

A wonderful and unique look at counting and friendship. This very simple picture book is about two friends, Sue and Nick, who like very different things but are still best friends. They introduce us to all their favourite things from one boy called Nick and one girl called Sue to ten cakes for tea, and then all the way back down to one yellow moon shining in the night sky. The artwork is stunning with each artist contributing alternate pages in their own inimitable style. The deceptively simple text is perfect for children learning to read.

Red Rockets and Rainbow Jelly

Red Rockets and Rainbow Jelly

Author: Sue Heap, Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2004

A unique look at colours and friendship, now available in paperback. This very simple text is about two friends, Sue and Nick, who like different colours but are still good friends. The artwork is stunning with each artist contributing alternate pages in their own inimitable style. The deceptively simple text is perfect for children learning to read.

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