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Hannah Tolson - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

HANNAH TOLSON is a freelance illustrator currently based in Falmouth, Cornwall. She has previously studied at Leeds College of Art and Falmouth University, where she gained her degree in Illustration in 2013. She has since worked with a variety of publishers worldwide. Selected clients include; Bloomsbury Publishing, Walker Books, Oxford University Press, Child’s Play Publishing, Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, Caterpillar Books.

Featured books by Hannah Tolson

Other books by Hannah Tolson

Look to the Skies

Look to the Skies

Author: Nicola Edwards Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

In borderless blue skies, bright butterflies roam,Travelling three thousand long miles from home, Witness the breathtaking majesty of the monarch butterfly's incredible migration across North America. A life-affirming celebration of the joys of looking up.

I've Got Feet Fantastical Feet of the Animal World

I've Got Feet Fantastical Feet of the Animal World

Author: Julie Murphy Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2020

Goodnight World

Goodnight World

Author: Nicola Edwards Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

When the day's at an end, up to bed we will go, The sky becomes dusky and so the night grows. When the bright golden sun sheds the last of its light, We turn to each other and we say, Goodnight! Learn how to say goodnight in a variety of world languages as you share this gentle rhyming bedtime read with your little one.

In the City

In the City

Author: Holly James Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Join Lucy and Oscar as they set off on a big adventure in this perfect first introduction to busy city life. What amazing things will you spot? The city wakes up and the streets begin to buzz with hustle and bustle. Bright lights flash, vehicles whizz past and bridges reach across the river carrying traffic to the other side. The city is full of adventure! Spot everything you could possibly find in the city! Zoom on the train, discover deadly dinosaurs at the museum, climb through the clouds to the top of the tallest building, glide along the river and wander past all kinds of treasures at the market. What incredible things will you see? Each spread uncovers an exciting new city scene. Take a bus tour, spot cranes building skyscrapers and watch as fountains throw water into the air. Have a picnic in the park, hear the ducks quack and watch the dogs prance and play. Discover wild and wonderful things at the museum plus lots more. With delighful artwork from Hannah Tolson, In The City will delight kids who love to explore.

I've Got Eyes Exceptional Eyes of the Animal World

I've Got Eyes Exceptional Eyes of the Animal World

Author: Julie Murphy Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Turn and Learn: Our World

Turn and Learn: Our World

Author: Isabel Otter Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Novelty book Release Date: 03/10/2019

Our world is a spectacular place, full of curiosity and wonder. Why not take a closer look... Prepare to explore five fascinating habitats. Read about weird and wonderful plants, from the prickly cactus to the carnivorous Venus flytrap; discover the amazing adaptations that animals have made to survive in some of the harshest places on Earth; and learn about the traditions of people from all over our world.

Turn and Learn: Weather

Turn and Learn: Weather

Author: Isabel Otter Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Novelty book Release Date: 13/06/2019

Weather happens all around us, but have you ever wondered how it works? How does the wind blow? Why isn't rain salty? How do we feel heat? Discover the answers to these questions and more by delving into five amazing weather systems. Brimming with fascinating facts, this book is the perfect introduction to rain, thunder and lightning, sunshine, wind and snow.

Caterpillar and Bean A Science Storybook about Growing

Caterpillar and Bean A Science Storybook about Growing

Author: Martin Jenkins Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

The perfect introduction to growing and life cycles for young children. A caterpillar hatches from a tiny white egg and munches through the leaves of its bean plant home. It gets bigger and bigger - but what will it turn into next? This beautifully illustrated picture book from award-winning author Martin Jenkins and up-and-coming artist Hannah Tolson is the fourth book in Walker's Science Storybook series, and is the perfect introduction to growing and life cycles for young children.

Caterpillar and Bean A Science Storybook about Growing

Caterpillar and Bean A Science Storybook about Growing

Author: Martin Jenkins Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

The perfect introduction to growing and life-cycles for young children. A caterpillar hatches from a tiny white egg and munches through the leaves of its bean plant home. It gets bigger and bigger - but what will it turn into next? This beautifully illustrated picture book from award-winning author Martin Jenkins and up-and-coming artist Hannah Tolson is the fourth book in Walker's Science Storybook series, and is the perfect introduction to growing and life-cycles for young children.

A Christmas Advent Story

A Christmas Advent Story

Author: Ivy Snow Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Let's count down to Christmas! A beautiful first Christmas Advent book, with 25 flaps - one for every day of Advent. Snow is falling on Christmas Eve and everyone is quiet. The stars are out, we're all in bed, but who will visit you in the night...? Follow the story of a little girl, boy and their dog on their countdown to Christmas day. Along the way you'll find 25 flaps (one for every day of advent), each introducing a new word in this magical Christmas book. Sing carols in a busy square, watch ballerinas spin and twirl, bake Christmas cookies, look out for reindeer and pick the perfect tree...What will you see? A fantastic Christmas gift. Each spread uncovers a new beautiful Christmas scene such as: ice skating and Christmas lights, Christmas shopping and carol singing, a gorgeous pine tree wood plus lots more. Packed with plenty of charm, in addition to discovering what is under each flap, children will be able to spot lots of lovely things in each scene from snowflakes and Christmas cards to decorations and cookies for Santa. Look out for the sad old snowman throughout and find out what happens to him in the end! This is a book to treasure and children will want to come back to it every year.

Ossiri and the Bala Mengro

Ossiri and the Bala Mengro

Author: Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby Illustrator: Hannah Tolson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2016

A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told by a Romani storyteller and a picture book author, this original tale offers a fascinating insight into Travelling lifestyles and cultures.

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