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Lara Hawthorne

Lara Hawthorne

  • 5 stars across 7 books

Lara Hawthorne is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. After graduating from Falmouth University in 2013 where she studied illustration, she has had work shortlisted for the Lowry Children's Book Award and has written and illustrated Herberto , a picture book published in Portugal, Brazil, Slovenia, France and South Korea. Her other books include The King of Christmas , Carol Ann Duffy's 2016 Christmas poem, published by Picador, and The Night Flower , published by Big Picture Press. As well as focusing on narrative work, Lara also sells a variety of prints, notebooks and cards. Through Betty & Dupree, her prints are distributed to shops throughout the UK and internationally.

21st February 2019

Alba the Hundred Year Old Fish

Alba the fish has spent her entire life collecting precious objects that drift down to the ocean floor. From delicate sh... MoreAlba the Hundred Year Old Fish

(3 reviews) Review
6th September 2010

Silent Night

Together Big Bear and Little Bear set out to explore their world and treasure the natural beauty that is all around them... MoreSilent Night

(2 reviews) Review
31st March 2022

The Night Flower

A beautifully illustrated tale about a desert flower that blooms for just one night a year...Winner of the 2020 CBHL Ann... MoreThe Night Flower

(1 review) Review
8th February 2018

The Night Flower

As the summer sun sets over the Arizonan desert, wildlife gathers to witness a very special annual event. The night flow... MoreThe Night Flower

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30th April 2020

Herbert's Garden

Each creature in the garden has something special to offer, but what about a slug? Slow, slimy and greedy, Herbert wishe... MoreHerbert's Garden

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26th January 2021

Hidden Adventures

The perfect gift for children aged 6+ who are fans of Where's the Wookiee? and Illuminature. ... MoreHidden Adventures

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16th September 2021

Ratty's Big Adventure

In this beautifully illustrated picture book from Lara Hawthorne, a mysterious creature from a secluded volcano crater e... MoreRatty's Big Adventure

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