Rebecca Cobb

by Sep 9, 2019BIB 20190 comments

Illustration © Rebecca Cobb, text © Nicola Davies ‘…there were flowers on the window sill…’ from THE DAY WAR CAME written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, published by Walker Books 2018.

Illustration © Rebecca Cobb, text © Nicola Davies ‘That morning I learned about volcanoes…’from THE DAY WAR CAME written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, published by Walker Books 2018.

Illustration © Rebecca Cobb, text © Nicola Davies ‘…then all smoke and fire and noise…’from THE DAY WAR CAME written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, published by Walker Books 2018.

Illustration © Rebecca Cobb, text © Nicola Davies ‘…war took everything…’from THE DAY WAR CAME written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, published by Walker Books 2018.

Illustration © Rebecca Cobb, text © Nicola Davies ‘I ran until I couldn’t run…’from THE DAY WAR CAME written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, published by Walker Books 2018.

Rebecca Cobb grew up surrounded by coloured pencils, felt pens, wax crayons, poster paints and pieces of paper.

She studied illustration at Falmouth College of Arts and has been working as an author and illustrator ever since.

As well as illustrating her own picture books, published by Macmillan, she has also illustrated works by authors including Helen Dunmore, Julia Donaldson, Richard Curtis and Nicola Davies. 

In 2013, Rebecca won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for Picture Books, and she has been shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal three times.

Rebecca lives in Cornwall with her husband and two young daughters.

Website: rebeccacobb.co.uk

Instagram: @rebecca_a_cobb 

Twitter: @rebecca_cobb

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