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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. Over the past year she has been 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 published book, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Her second picture book, Tug of War, will be published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books in August 2017. Naomi lives 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

    (2 reviews)
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    25th July 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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    25th July 2018

    The Night Dragon

    "I wish I could fly, and breathe fire, and fill the sky with great grey, sooty clouds," Maud said to her friend, Mouse... More

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    4th March 2019

    The Night Dragon

    "I wish I could fly, and breathe fire, and fill the sky with great grey, sooty clouds," Maud said to her friend, Mouse... More

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