Jim Field

About

BIOGRAPHY

Jim Field is an award-winning illustrator, character designer and animation director. From music videos and title sequences to advertising and picture books, Jim has worked on a variety of projects.


His first picture book, ‘Cats Ahoy’ written by Peter Bently won the Booktrust Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011 Since then he has won multiple awards including Oscar’s Book Prize, Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards and the Lollies Book Award. He is perhaps best known for drawing frogs on logs in the bestselling picture book ‘Oi Frog!’

 

He has illustrated children's books with Kes Gray, Julian Gough, Michelle Robinson, Rachel Bright, Jeanne Willis, Steve Cole and comedian David Baddiel.

 

He grew up in Farnborough, worked in London and now lives in Paris with his wife and young daughter.

 

 

 
6th top selling illustrator of 2017
— The Bookseller

AWARDS

CATS AHOY! - Winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011

THERE'S A LION IN MY CORNFLAKES - Sainsbury's Picture Book of the Year 2014

THERE'S A LION IN MY CORNFLAKES - Stockport Best Picture Book 2015

THE PARENT AGENCY - Winner of the Lollies 9-12yr 2016

OI FROG! - Bishops Stortford Prize 2016

THE KOALA WHO COULD - Oscar's Book Prize 2017

OI DOG! - Winner of the English Association 4-7 yr Fiction Picture Book Award 2017

OI DOG! - Federation of Children's Book Group Younger Book category Winner 2017

OI DOG! - Winner of the Lollies Picture Book 2017

 

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