Fresh new talent <b>Lara Hawthorne</b> graduated from Falmouth University in 2013. Her first picture book, <i>Herb, </i>was published in 2014. She is also the illustrator of Carol Ann Duffy’s <i>The King of Christmas</i>. Inspired by nature, myths, and legends, Lara Hawthorne creates wonderful small worlds with her distinct watercolor style. She lives in Bristol, England.