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Emma Dodd

  • 5 stars across 87 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
    4th September 2014

    I Love You, Baby

    An adorable, heart-felt picture book about the arrival of a new bab y - from the author of international bestseller... More

    (13 reviews)
    3rd May 2012

    I Love My Daddy Board Book

    A sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between father and child. With a gentle, rhymin... More

    (8 reviews)
    1st September 2010

    The Gingerbread Man

    (7 reviews)
    28th April 2011

    Up and Down

    New cover reissue of this magical sequel to Lost and Found from award-winning international bestselling picture book c... More

    (6 reviews)
    4th September 2014

    I Love You, Father Christmas

    All the excitement of Christmas is captured in this festive picture book. Created by the award-winning team beh... More

    (4 reviews)
    24th August 2016


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

    (3 reviews)
    1st November 2004

    Amazing Baby: Hide And Seek

    'Hide and Seek' is a lively, lift-the-flap title that encourages baby to look for a furry toy bunny.... More

    (2 reviews)
    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... More

    (2 reviews)
    1st September 2009

    Miaow said the Cow

    When the cat decides to cast a spell to shut up noisy Cockerel, it has a few side-effects - mice mooing, hens oinking, e... More

    (2 reviews)
    13th February 2017

    Dog & Friends: Busy Day

    What a busy day Dog is having! After waking up, he goes out to the field to chat to one of his friends, Horse. Then he m... More

    (2 reviews)
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