Emily Gravett

She’s twice won the coveted Kate Greenaway Medal and we love her witty, original and every so stylish picture books. Emily Gravett is a World Book Day author for 2014.


Emily Gravett has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears and Wolves. She was Booktrust’s Early Years Emerging Illustrator in 2007 for Monkey and Me, and and was named a Booktrust Best New Illustrator in 2008.

5 Fun Facts About Emily Gravett

Emily Gravett author photo

  • She has twice won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for Wolves and Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears
  • She once lived in a RAF petrol bus called Toby Diesel
  • Her favourite picture book as a child was The Giant Jam Sandwich
  • Apart from drawing, she loves pottering, baking and dogs!
  • The inspiration for Orange, Pear, Apple, Bear came from best-selling punctuation book Eats, Shoots, and Leaves

By Emily Gravett

  • Evie and the Animals

    Evie and the Animals

  • Matilda's Cat

    Matilda's Cat

  • Orange Pear Apple Bear

    Orange Pear Apple Bear

  • Picture Book Favourites Pack

    Picture Book Favourites Pack