Leigh Hodgkinson

Leigh graduated from the University of Hull in 1998 with a first in graphic design. She went on to study Animation Direction at the National Film and Television School where she made two short animated films, Excess Baggage and Novelty. Novelty toured the world at festivals bringing home numerous awards. She is passionate about writing, making things and daydreaming. Her picture books include Colin and the Snoozebox, Limelight Larry and Scrummy! (all Orchard Books). Leigh lives and works in Lewes with her husband, animator Steve Smith, and their two young children.

Books by this Author

A beautifully told, poignant story about memory, remembrance, and how those we love live on in us.

This thought-provoking story centres on a little girl who has a pencil dog as a companion. Pencil Dog is imaginative, creative, and always able to turn a rainy day into a time of sunshine. But as time goes on, Pencil Dog gradually grows smaller and smaller, and his drawings become confused.

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