Emma Dodd

  • 5 stars across 81 books
Emma Dodd Biography
Emma Dodd is an award winning children's books illustrator and author. Emma illustrated the award-winning Amazing Baby series which won the 2010 Booktrust Early Years Awards for I Love My Mummy, written by author Giles Andreae. Emma was also nominated for the 2011 Kate Greenaway Medal for her book, I Love Bugs.

Emma was born in Guildford, Surrey in 1969. She studied Art and Design at Kingston Polytechnic before graduating in graphic design and illustration from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Emma previously worked in advertising and editorial roles for some well-known companies including The Guardian, The Observer and She magazine. At the same time Emma began illustrating children's books. 

Emma lives in Surrey with her husband, two children and dog called Buzz.

Emma Dodd Facts
Emma loves surfing with her children and hates hearing children complain they are bored to which she replies, "How can you ever be bored when you can always draw a picture?"

Our favourite Emma Dodd Book Characters
Little wolf - from Wish
Prince Trunky - from Cinderelephant
25th February 2016

Mr. Men Little Miss Adventure with Dinosaurs

Little Miss Curious has found a footprint. The biggest footprint she has ever seen. And so begins a Mr Men hunt to find ... MoreMr. Men Little Miss Adventure with Dinosaurs

(10 reviews) Review
1st April 2007


'Sometimes you're happy. Sometimes you're sad. Sometimes you're good. Sometimes you're bad.' But one little elephant wil... MoreSometimes…

(9 reviews) Review
14th January 2016


Shimmering with sunny gold detail - a heartwarming animal story with the 'ahh' factor from Emma DoddJoin little rabbit a... MoreLove

(6 reviews) Review
1st September 2016


This brave little wolf has someone special who always wants the very best for him. Daddy wolf loves teaching his little ... MoreWish

(5 reviews) Review
1st April 2007


When I grow up I want to be clever and funny, wild and free.One little bear shares his hopes and dreams in this picture ... MoreWhen...

(4 reviews) Review
4th September 2014

I Love You, Father Christmas

A cosy Christmas picture book, capturing all the excitement of the festive season. This sweet and simple story... MoreI Love You, Father Christmas

(4 reviews) Review
1st March 2013


"I love every bit of you, your eyes and ears and nose. I love every bit of you, from your head down to your toes." This ... MoreYou...

(4 reviews) Review
23rd January 2013


(4 reviews) Review
1st September 2012


Prince Trunky is on the lookout for a bride and the whole kingdom is invited to a ball. The Warty Sisters are determined... MoreCinderelephant

(3 reviews) Review
1st March 2011

Charlie & Bandit Roman Rescue

This is the first in a new time-travel series featuring Charlie and his dog, Bandit. In this first adventure they accid... MoreCharlie & Bandit Roman Rescue

(3 reviews) Review
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