Abigail Balfe

Children's Author/Illustrator

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Abigail is a queer, autistic author/illustrator and Emmy Award-winning creative producer. Original storytelling has always been at the heart of Abigail’s career and she has spent a decade leading social media campaigns for some of the biggest TV & entertainment clients in the world. Abigail also used to perform stand-up comedy and won several tiny trophies for her onstage humour; which involved life-size illustrations, ridiculous songs and rambling stories about her family.

Abigail's debut book, A Different Sort of Normal, was Puffin's lead non-fiction launch of 2021 and was longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards.