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Emily Sutton - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Emily Sutton studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art and Rhode Island School of Design. She has illustrated many picture books including Clara ButtonTiny: The Invisible World of Microbes and The Christmas Eve Tree. She has also created designs for Fortnum & Mason, Bettys Tea Rooms and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She lives and works in York in a house full of doll's houses.

Featured books by Emily Sutton

Other books by Emily Sutton

Jumbo: The Most Famous Elephant Who Ever Lived

Jumbo: The Most Famous Elephant Who Ever Lived

Author: Alexandra Stewart Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Roll up! Roll up! And meet the incredible, the colossal, the world-famous ... JUMBO! Our story begins in 1860, in the mountains of East Africa, where a baby elephant struggles to his feet and takes his first shaky steps ... This is the deeply touching story of an elephant who captured the world's imagination, brought beautifully to life with enchanting storytelling and gorgeous artwork. Follow Jumbo's amazing journey from his remote home in the rugged mountains of East Africa and the time he spent delighting visitors with elephant rides and comedy routines at London Zoo. Be amazed by his spectacular stint in P.T. Barnum's 'Greatest Show on Earth' and how he led a herd of elephants across the newly-built Brooklyn Bridge to test its strength. Discover how Jumbo's remarkable life and legacy transformed our understanding and treatment of these magnificent creatures. With a page-turning narrative by Alexandra Stewart and breathtakingly beautiful artwork by Emily Sutton, the true story of Jumbo's incredible life will fascinate young and old alike.

The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice

The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice

Author: Michael Bond Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

From the creator of Paddington Bear comes a tale of dastardly villains and unlikely tiny heroes... The Perk family live in a doll's house in a castle. The castle is their home - but when someone new with devious plans comes to rule the roost, will our family of mice come up trumps? Full of humour and warmth, this nostalgic tale by Michael Bond is brought to life with exquisite detail by Emily Sutton.

A First Book of the Sea

A First Book of the Sea

Author: Nicola Davies Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2020

Spectacular ... you can almost smell the surf between the pages. The Times Five stars - if you take only one picture book away this summer, make it this. The Telegraph From Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton, the multi award-winning team behind Tiny and Lots, comes a spellbinding collection of poems about the oceans of the world and their shores. With this book, children can swim alongside dolphins and flying fish, pore over rockpools and sail from pole to pole and back, learning about everything from phosphorescence and plankton to manta rays and puffins - all in the comfort of their bedroom. Emily Sutton's exquisite watercolours capture the breathless excitement of a child's first glimpse of the sea, the majesty of ancient trading ships and the sheer, staggering wonder of the humpback whale. The perfect companion to international bestsellers A First Book of Nature and A First Book of Animals, this book is sure to enthral and inspire readers of all ages. Ravishing ... the perfect companion to a seaside holiday The Sunday Times Just dive in and enjoy Sunday Express

Grow Secrets of Our DNA

Grow Secrets of Our DNA

Author: Nicola Davies Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2020

From the award-winning team behind Tiny and Lots comes a new book exploring another fascinating area of biology: growth. A beautifully illustrated introduction to the concept of DNA for younger readers. All living things grow - every plant and every animal, including human beings. Some things grow fast and others grow slow; some things grow by tiny degrees, while others grow to be enormous. Yet there's something about the way we grow that links us all together. Ever since you were the size of a dot, your body has been following a set of instructions: a code, which connects you with every creature on the planet... With words from Nicola Davies and exquisite artwork by Emily Sutton, this groundbreaking book is certain to enchant and inspire children. Clear, direct, involving text, coupled with vivid, delicate illustrations, make for a truly special work of non-fiction. - Guardian on Lots

The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice

The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice

Author: Michael Bond Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

From the creator of Paddington Bear comes a tale of dastardly villains and unlikely tiny heroes... The Perk family live in a doll's house in a castle. The castle is their home - but when someone new with devious plans comes to rule the roost, will our family of mice come up trumps? Full of humour and warmth, this nostalgic tale by Michael Bond is brought to life with exquisite detail by Emily Sutton.

The Christmas Eve Tree

The Christmas Eve Tree

Author: Delia Huddy Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2015

A tender Christmas story with charming artwork by Emily Sutton, illustrator of Tiny. When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But a homeless boy asks the shopkeeper if he can take the tree, and down by the river in a cardboard box, decorated with a few candles, the tree finds itself at the centre of a magical Christmas Eve it will never forget. A Christmas tale with a classic feel but a modern theme at its heart.

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