Katherina Manolessou grew up in Greece but moved to London to become an animator and illustrator. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, she is an established screen printer, a creator of artist's books and limited edition prints as well as an up-and-coming illustrator. She has worked with Ted Baker and the Guardian and is part of the East London art/design scene. She published her debut picture book Zoom Zoom Zoom in 2014, which was shortlisted for the AOI Illustration Awards 2014 and selected for exhibition at the Bologna Book Fair 2014. She is also the illustrator of T-Veg and Senior Lecturer at Cambridge School of Art, for the prestigious MA course in Children's Illustration. Katherina lives in south London with her husband and two children, who continually inspire her work.
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by @kmanolessou - 6 hours ago
@JodieHodges31 Thank you Jodie!
by @kmanolessou - 5 days ago
@comicsandcola @IBBYUK Thank you 🐸
KatherinaManolessouIllustration - 12 days ago
Χρόνια πολλά σε όλες τις μαμάδες! Happy Mothers Day (in Greece, the US, and probably lots of other countries!) The illustration is a spread from Mummy and Me.
KatherinaManolessouIllustration - 20 days ago
Two friends in a watermelon 🍉 A tiny detail from my next book, 'Look for Ladybird in Plant City'. It will be published on the 7th of September in the UK and the US.
KatherinaManolessouIllustration - 24 days ago
Happy US publication day T-Veg!
KatherinaManolessouIllustration - 25 days ago
Just found this Mummy and Me review that made me smile. The book was read by the dad to his son. Then one day the mum changed the words and turned it into Daddy and Me :)
KatherinaManolessouIllustration - 28 days ago
A sketchbook page with early T-Veg roughs. Here I was trying to work out what kind of house he lives in (cave) and how strong he is (very).
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