Leonie Lord - Hachette Children's Group

Leonie Lord



Leonie Lord grew up in Gloucestershire and studied illustration at Central St Martins College, London.
Since graduating she has worked in various different areas of illustration but has mainly produced editorial work, contributing regularly for newspapers such as The Sunday Telegraph and The Guardian.

Leonie has a young family, which has recently renewed her love of children's books, inspiring a world in which anything and everything is possible and probably about to happen any minute. This has led her to illustrate for children herself; The Dirty Great Dinosaur being her first illustrated book for children.

After spells in London and Sydney, Leonie now lives in Cheltenham in an upside-down house with her husband and two children.

Orchard Books

The Wolf who wouldn't go to bed

Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord

From bestselling picture book author, Caryl Hart, winner of numerous awards, comes an hilarious story about not wanting to go to bed - a familiar theme in many households - help your child love sleeptime with this book.Whiffy Wilson thinks bedtime is boring. He wants to stay up ALL night long, playing his saxophone, building forts and learning magic tricks. Big boys like Whiffy NEVER go to sleep! Luckily, Whiffy's clever best friend Dotty is on hand with cosy pyjamas, exciting bedtime stories and a yummy nighttime feast. And before long, Whiffy Wilson discovers that bedtimes are the BEST! Willful wolf pups (and little children) will soon learn to love bedtimes with this funny and soothing story.

Orchard Books

The Wolf who wouldn't go to school

Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
Orchard Books

Ding Dong Gorilla

Michelle Robinson, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Michelle Robinson, Leonie Lord

DING DONG - there's a gorilla on the doorstep! And when a gorilla pays a visit, it's not long before mischief and mayhem ensue . . . He may look fierce, but all he wants to do is play football, or watch a film or make a cake . . . which results in one monstrous MESS! Michelle Robinson's fabulously funny text is matched by Leonie Lord's bright and feisty art style to create a book with BIG impact.

Orchard Books

The Super Swooper Dinosaur

Martin Waddell, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Martin Waddell, Leonie Lord

Here comes the super swooper dinosaur - he's flying in for some fun! But just what games can Hal, Billy and the dino play when they're all so different?From the talented team that brought you the bestselling The Dirty Great Dinosaur, this action-packed story shows how true friendship can overcome all differences.Praise for The Dirty Great Dinosaur:"Irresistible to preschool boys." THE BOOKSELLER"A very funny story . . . fabulous." THE BOOKBAG

Orchard Books

Whiffy Wilson

Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
Orchard Books

The Dirty Great Dinosaur

Martin Waddell, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Martin Waddell, Leonie Lord

Grrrrrr! Look out! Here comes the Dirty Great Dinosaur! It's huge! It's hungry! It's the DIRTY GREAT DINOSAUR! He's going to eat anything in his way!Only Hal (and his little dog Billy) can stop the hungry beastie, because they know just how to calm that Dirty Great Dinosaur down . . .Let Hal and Billy show you how to calmly deal with temper tantrums of monstrous proportions!World renowned storyteller Martin Waddell has created a dynamic and action-packed text which perfectly matches this exciting picture book debut from fabulous new illustrator, Leonie Lord.