Looking for more in Author Directory?

Maria Herbert-Liew

All of the information on this page has been provided by the author. If you need an author to have specialist skills, experience or knowledge beyond their creative work, please ask for more information about this ahead of booking them for an event. Please note that authors do not have to have a PVG to be listed.
Contact: hello@mariaherbertliew.com
Local authority: Glasgow City
Languages: English
Maria Herbert-Liew's headshot

Maria is a children’s illustrator, born in London and now living in Glasgow.

She graduated with an MA in Children’s Book Illustration and has since illustrated many books including her most recent (and debut as author) You Can Draw Brilliant Pictures, published by HarperCollins in 2020.

She is passionate about the power that words and pictures have in inspiring a lifelong love of reading, and believes that everyone can draw!

Her experience includes working with children and adults with additional support needs.

Invite her to your school/library/boathouse/field and she can...

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Live drawing; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Adults with additional support needs; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Characters of colour & BAME characters; Childhood; Nature; Picture books

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30