"One of the most beautiful picture books of the year." The Bookseller "A story with quiet magic and beauty." Publishers Weekly Starred Review "Truly heart-warming." Books for Keeps Five Star Review
Karin Littlewood has illustrated over 40 children's books, and her work has been nominated three times for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She regularly gives illustration workshops at festivals, schools, libraries and bookshops across the UK. Her books include the classic picture book The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman, which was chosen as one of the top 50 titles celebrating cultural diversity, Moonshadow, with Gillian Lobel, When Dad Was Away, with Liz Weir, and Star Girl, which she wrote and illustrated. Karin lives in North London.