Jools Bentley, winner of the Macmillan Prize for illustration, is a graduate of the prestigious Anglia Ruskin MA in Children's Illustration. Her background is art and drama, she has studied fine art, trained as an art teacher, ran a touring theatre company, created art and drama workshops for schools, she also teaches printmaking - and as if that wasn't enough, she has also been on TV and shared screen time with Brad Pitt in Interview With the Vampire (if you blink you will miss her). Working with children and having three of her own inspired Jools to write and illustrate her picture book debut, Hippopandamouse. She lives by the sea in Broadstairs, Kent with her husband and children.
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by @joolsbentley - yesterday
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by @joolsbentley - 2 days ago
@ABundleofBooks Thank you for having me! I had such a lovely time 😊
I had such a lovely time reading The Hippopandamouse @ABundleofBooks today. Here are a few of the wonderful puppets… https://t.co/mh1xMFdoWJ
RT @bookgivingday: #bookgivingday was bigger than ever this year - thank you so much for spreading the love of reading on 14th... https://t…
by @joolsbentley - 3 days ago
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