Illustrator Profile - Gwynneth Jones

When I tell people I write picture books, one of the first things I get asked is 'oh, do you do your own illustrations?' People who haven't known me long ask with genuine curiosity; people who know me well with a sort of horror (they've seen my work). I am quick to assure all parties that no, I certainly do not do my own illustrations. That's what the professionals are for. Enter Gwynneth Jones. Gwynne is a wonderful artist and children's book illustrator from Newcastle, She majored in Plant and Wildlife Illustration at the University of Newcastle, and is a prize winning artist for drawing. So - how did I find Gwynne? Well, I didn't. In most cases, when an author is not illustrating their ow


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