Illustrator

Korky Paul

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Biography

KORKY PAUL was born Zimbabwe. He studied Fine Arts at Durban Art School and Film Animation at CalArts, California. He began his career in advertising before becoming an award-winning illustrator of children’s books.

He has illustrated the “Winnie The Witch” series for Oxford University Press, which won the Children’s Book Award. Now published in over 30 languages and sales of 6 million world wide. Soon to be a TV series called Winnie and Wilbur on Channel 5 ‘Milkshake’.

Winner too, of Supporter of the Year for Summertown Stars Football Club.

Korky has illustrated several other successful books for Frances Lincoln, Oxford, Penguin, Random House including anthologies of poems edited by John Foster and Michael Rosen.

Known only to himself as the ‘World’s Greatest Portrait Artist – and Dinosaur Drawer’, Korky visits schools and festivals promoting his passion for drawing. He is a patron of The Art Room, Pegasus Theatre, ARCh, Reading Quest and The Stratford Literary Festival.

He now works in Oxford, but every summer he lives it up in Greece with his family.

Most Popular Korky Paul Books

Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie the Witch book
Valerie Thomas, Korky Paul
Picture book
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You Tell Me! book
Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Korky Paul
Picture book
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Winnie and Wilbur: The Monster Mystery book
Korky Paul, Valerie Thomas
Picture book
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Collaborators

John Foster
Valerie Thomas
Roger McGough
Michael Rosen

Personal Info

Books Stats

4Illustrated

Most Recent Book

Winnie and Wilbur: The Monster Mystery book
Korky Paul, Valerie Thomas
Picture book
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Highest Rated Book

Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie the Witch book
Valerie Thomas, Korky Paul
Picture book
5.8
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Official Website

https://www.winnieandwilbur.com/