Emily Gravett

Emily Gravett is the author and illustrator of Matilda’s CatAgain!Wolf Won’t Bite!Blue ChameleonThe Odd EggThe Rabbit ProblemDogsSpellsLittle Mouse’s Big Book of Fears (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal), Little Mouse’s Big Book of BeastsMonkey and Me, Meerkat Mail, Tidy, and Old Hat. Her first book, Wolves, was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Award for Illustration. Her second book, Orange Pear Apple Bear, was a Quills Award finalist, on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Emily lives in Brighton, England, with her partner, their daughter, and the family dog. Visit her at EmilyGravett.com.

Books by this Author

Old Hat
Tidy
Little Mouse's Big Book of Beasts
Bear & Hare Share!
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Why stay between the lines?

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. This is!

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. In the Summer I love mowing the lawn. I even got rid an my electric mower because I love the sound my push along makes. In the winter I like to bake cakes.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I have a lot of fears, and my greatest one is far far too scary for me to write about. It involves...nope, Sorry!

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Here at home in my studio, but with maybe another cup of tea.

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