Katherine Lodge grew up in Surrey. She remembers as a child always watching her mother, Maureen Roffey, illustrating children's books. She studied printmaking in New York and later completed a MA at the Royal College of Art in illustration. While living in New York Katherine became excited about illustrating for children. She collects vintage fabrics and loves all folk art. Her books include S hoe Shoe Baby , The Clever Cowboy , The Sasha and Olly series, Kitty Kool's Beauty School and recently Let's Find Mimi. She now lives in Denmark Hill and has two children.