Illustrator

Jill Barton

Biography

JILL BARTON has always loved drawing and children’s books, but didn’t pursue this passion as a career for many years. At the age of 44, having married and brought up three children, Jill enrolled on a degree course in illustration. She has since illustrated many bestselling books for children and received numerous awards for her work: she was shortlisted for the Macmillan Children’s Prize for Students; commended for the Kate Greenaway award; and won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for In the Rain with Baby Duck (Candlewick Press). Jill now has five grandchildren and lives and works inDevon, England.

Most Popular Jill Barton Books

Rattletrap Car book
5.0
journeys · cars
Rattletrap Car
friendship · mice · sharing
Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake

All Jill Barton Books

Collaborators

Phyllis Root
Thomas Taylor

Personal Info

Books Stats

2Illustrated

Most Recent Book

friendship · mice · sharing
Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake

Highest Rated Book

Rattletrap Car book
5.0
journeys · cars
Rattletrap Car