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.
RT @GA_Primary: Read it Again! @cambslib as part of our World Book Day accessory work - looking forward to reading all 8 wonderful books 😊📚…
by @joolsbentley - 17 days ago
RT @cambslib: Sawtry Infant School celebrated #WorldBookDay yesterday by being introduced to our Read It Again shortlist for this year! htt…
RT @kidslitfest: Here's a sneak peek of our 2017 poster with a special guest appearance by THE #AxelScheffler and the #StickMan https://t.c…
by @joolsbentley - 20 days ago
@sophyhenn @KidsBloomsbury gorgeous covers!
RT @Juliawoolf: Will Doodle hurry up and take that selfie #LazyCat #picturebooks @templarbooks #cats #dogs https://t.co/UALmEZ8hUl
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