Ali Pye

Children's Author/Illustrator

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Associate Agent: Emily Talbot
Assistant: Molly Jamieson

Books

Ali Pye has illustrated more than 30 books, which have been published around the world. She is the author of several picture books, and the ‘Harry Stevenson’ young fiction series. Ali studied fashion at Central St Martins before taking an MA in illustration at Kingston University. She lives in London with her family, two guinea pigs and the world’s greediest spaniel.

Latest Publications:

WHO ARE YOU (Farshore)

Perfect for ages 3+, this is a joyful celebration of all the pieces, places and people that make us who we are. It is a wonderful way to get children thinking about and learning about their own families, and also opening up discussions about all of the other pieces that come together to make us all unique: from our friends and food we eat, to activities we get up to and the places we go.

Children will enjoy finding out more about themselves and their families, and thinking about other families and friends who are similar or different to their own.

How do you do! Have you come far?
WHO DO YOU ACTUALLY THINK THAT YOU ARE?
What’s going on? What’s this about?
Just turn the page, we’re going to find out!

Turn the pages of this book and discover all the things that make you YOU!

MY BIG FANTASTIC FAMILY (Nosy Crow)

When Dad says that he's moving out, Lily-May feels all upside-down inside. But now Dad comes on Sundays, and they ride their bikes really fast and make secret dens together. Lily-May plays more just with Mum now, too - and when Mum's new partner Peter comes over, they play pirate ships! Sometimes, there are tricky moments - Lily-May hates it when Mum has to work late - but a birthday party with Lily-May's big fantastic family helps her realise just how many people love her.

This reassuring celebration of non-nuclear families will help children to understand that they will always be loved, even if parents separate or divorce.

Beautifully written in rhyme by the award-winning authors of the bestselling George's Amazing Adventures series, this uplifting story with a diverse cast of characters embraces all the positive aspects of becoming part of a blended family after a divorce or separation.

THE MAGIC CRAYON (Penguin)

Jack was seven and Chloe was six. Jack liked his sister, but loved to play tricks . . .

So begins this rollicking, rhyming tale of sibling rivalry - with a difference! When Chloe's silvery crayon develops magical powers, it sparks a thrilling chase through a fairytale world - an unbelievable adventure where her drawings spring to life!

Can Chloe use all her creativity and inventiveness to rescue her brother and save the day?

An adventure from the author of Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo, brought to life by bestselling illustrator Ali Pye.