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Naomi Howarth

  • 5 stars across 4 books

    NAOMI HOWARTH was born and brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland, and studied Costume for Performance at the London College of Fashion, where she graduated with a First in 2010. She worked in the film industry for eighteen months before deciding to pursue a career in illustration. In 2014 she was mentored by Catherine Rayner as part of Booktrust Scotland's Picture Hooks scheme. Naomi's illustrations combine lithography with watercolour, and she has a strong interest in myth, legend and folklore. The Crow's Tale , her first picture book, was shortlisted for the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Naomi lives on a houseboat in west London.

    1st October 2015

    The Crow's Tale

    In the dark depths of winter, snow is falling and the animals are freezing and famished. Brave Crow sets out on a dang... More

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    2nd August 2018

    Tug of War

    Financial Times: 'gorgeously vibrant' Tortoise is on the hunt for a friend, but only encounters huge Elephant an... More

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    7th March 2019

    The Night Dragon

    Naomi Howarth is back with another beautiful and inspiring picture book sure to become an instant favourite for childr... More

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    28th April 2015

    What's that noise?

    What's that noise? is a beautifully illustrated book for pre-school children. It describes the way five children dress u... More

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