Gemma Merino won the prestigious Macmillan Prize for Childrens Illustration in 2011, whilst studying for her MA in Childrens Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Born in Catalonia, Gemma originally studied architecture in Barcelona and has worked in practices in Spain, Dublin, Tel Aviv and now London, where she lives. THE CROCODILE WHO DIDN'T LIKE WATER is her debut picture book.
Gemma Merino has won the Oscar's Book Prize with The Cow Who Climbed a Tree and was presented with her award by HRH Princess Beatrice of York, one of this year’s judges.
Have some fun with these fantastic activity sheets!
gemma.merino.illustration - 25 days ago
I've just got a copy of my latest book 'The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg', by Macmillan Children's Books. It will be out on March 23rd.
It's a book about messy hair and the nice surprises that life brings you when you least expect it.
My 6 month old daughter finds it very tasty.
gemma.merino.illustration - 7 months ago
Look what is out in the UK!
"The Crocodile who didn't like water" board book for the little ones.
gemma.merino.illustration - 10 months ago
For those who would like to know a bit more about Oscar's Book Prize.
I can't believe The Cow who Climbed a Tree has won the Oscar's Book Prize! I am still in shock!
gemma.merino.illustration - 11 months ago
'The Cow who Climbed a Tree' has been shortlisted for the Oscar's Book Prize 2016. I am over the moon! :)
Look what has arrived! - one year ago
The Cow Who Climbed a Tree - 2 years ago
The Dragon Who Didn't Like Fire - 2 years ago
Coventry - 2 years ago
Happy Birthday Little Crocodile! - 2 years ago
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