Jane Porter is a London-based illustrator and writer with an MA in Illustration and Animation from Kingston University. She is a winner of The London Book Fair Illustration Prize. A former journalist, Jane has illustrated for a variety of publishers as well as organisations like the London Zoo, The National Trust, English Heritage and Kensington Palace among others. She also runs creative workshops for children and school art projects.
Jane's first picture book as author/illustrator, Pink Lion, was published by Walker in 2017. She's also illustrated Wings!, a picture book by Paul Stewart for publication by Otter Barry Books, as well as a series of early readers for Orion.
When she's not working, Jane can often be found out on the river Thames in a coracle, skiff or punt, looking out for passing bats, cormorants and wagtails.
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