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Victoria Turnbull - Author

About the Author

Victoria Turnbull was born in York, and spent her childhood absorbed by books and drawing. She studied Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of At. Her goal is to create "images full of narrative detail that readers can lose themselves in, images that live long in the memory." She is an emerging star in the picture book world, whose talent led her to win the 2013 Association of Illustrators New Talent Award, Children's Book category. The Sea Tiger was one of the hot debuts of 2014 and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway 2015 medal.

Featured books by Victoria Turnbull

The Sea Tiger

The Sea Tiger

5+ readers

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2014

Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Best Illustrated Book 2015 & Shortlisted for Oscar’s First Book Prize 2015   Stunning debut from AOI Illustration Awards 'New Talent' winner.

Other books by Victoria Turnbull

Cloud Forest

Cloud Forest

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2019

A story will help, said Umpa. Stories make everything grow. A child's Umpa teaches them to read and to follow the words, out the garden gate and all the way to the sea. Every day is a new adventure. They visit castles in the air, feast with friends and sail away on the rains. But then one day, Umpa isn't there... This incredibly moving tale from acclaimed author-illustrator Victoria Turnbull speaks of the power of books to bring people together, and to help us remember loved ones when they're no longer with us.

Pandora

Pandora

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2017

Pandora lives alone in a world of broken things. She makes herself a handsome home from all that people had left behind, but no one ever comes to visit. Then one day something falls from the sky... a bird with a broken wing. As Pandora nurses the bird back to health it begins to fly away each day, bringing a seed or small plant back with him. Then one day, the bird doesn't come back. Pandora is heartbroken. However, day by day, things begin to grow. This is a stunning fable of hope and regeneration from critically acclaimed artist Victoria Turnbull.

Kings of the Castle

Kings of the Castle

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2016

George doesn't want to spend the whole night moonbathing alone. But then the strangest creature he has ever seen comes out of the sea. At first it seems that they will never be able to understand each other, but a few lines in the sand help them speak without words. And then they realise that there are some things you don't need language for. A beautifully written and illustrated story of friendship from the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of The Sea Tiger.

Kings of the Castle

Kings of the Castle

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2016

George didn't want to waste the night moonbathing. He wanted to build a sandcastle that would turn any monster green eyed with envy. But when George meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn. A starlight story of adventure and imagination from the creator of The Sea Tiger.

The Sea Tiger

The Sea Tiger

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2014

The Sea Tiger is Oscar's best friend, Oscar's only friend. They do everything together - explore the ocean, visit the sea circus, even hitch a ride to the surface to look at the stars - But Oscar is not a Sea Tiger, and so it's up to the Sea Tiger to help him find a new friend. A bittersweet tale from a stunning new talent in children's illustration.

The Sea Tiger

The Sea Tiger

5+ readers

Author: Victoria Turnbull Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2014

Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Best Illustrated Book 2015 & Shortlisted for Oscar’s First Book Prize 2015   Stunning debut from AOI Illustration Awards 'New Talent' winner.

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