Sophie Blackall

Sophie Blackall

Blackall, SophieSophie Blackall is a Brooklyn-based Australian artist who has illustrated over thirty books for children, including Ruby’s Wish, Meet Wild Boars, Big Red Lollipop, Pecan Pie Baby, The Baby Tree, A Fine Dessert, and The New York Times bestselling series, Ivy and Bean. She has won awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Horn Book, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and The New York Times. Her poster commissioned by the MTA Arts for Transit program was seen in subway cars all over New York City in 2012.

She has recently been working with Save the Children, UK on their International Children’s Book Initiative, which has taken her to far-flung places where they don’t have many books, like Rwanda and Bhutan.


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