Emily Hughes

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Emily Hughes, The Little Gardener (Flying Eye 2015) © 2015 Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes, The Little Gardener (Flying Eye 2015) © 2015 Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes, The Little Gardener (Flying Eye 2015) © 2015 Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes is an author and illustrator who grew up in Hawaii, and now lives and works in the United Kingdom.

Her artwork has been widely exhibited and her picturebooks have received international recognition. Her book Nana Shaped Like a Banana came second in the 2012 Macmillan Prize for Childrens’ Picture Books. She is inspired by Chinese cinema and illustrators such as Blair Lent and Gyo Fujikawa.

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