Author & Illustrator

Emily Gravett

Biography

Emily Gravett was born in Brighton, England, the second daughter of a printmaker and an art teacher. She left school at 16 and travelled the UK for eight years, living in a big green bus with her partner and their daughter. After returning to Brighton to take up an art degree, Emily sprang into the limelight with the ground-breaking Wolves in 2005, which won her the Macmillan Prize for Illustration, followed by a book deal and the first of her Kate Greenaway Medals. Wolves was followed by such brilliant modern classics as Orange Pear Apple Bear, Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears, Again! and the exquisite Tidy. Each book is unique and different from the last – and each features endearing, beautifully drawn characters that touch the heart and tickle the funny bone. Emily now lives in Brighton with her family. When not working in her studio, she might be found walking the dog, watering the tomatoes or driving the family’s restored 1960s bus.

Most Popular Emily Gravett Books

Orange Pear Apple Bear book
5.4
colors · word play · animals · fruit
Orange Pear Apple Bear
stuffed animal friends
Monkey and Me
Wolves book
4.3
libraries
Wolves
Blue Chameleon book
6.1
colors · making friends · shapes
Blue Chameleon

All Emily Gravett Books

Collaborators

A.F. Harrold

Personal Info

Books Stats

7Authored & Illustrated
3Authored
1Illustrated

Most Recent Book

Cyril and Pat book
4.5
friendship
Cyril and Pat

Highest Rated Book

Blue Chameleon book
6.1
colors · making friends · shapes
Blue Chameleon

Official Website

https://www.emilygravett.com