Peter Bailey

Peter Bailey was born in India and grew up in London. Since graduating from Brighton College of Art, his career has seen him illustrate books by some of Britain’s best known authors including Allan Ahlberg, Alexander McCall Smith, Philip Pullman, Joan Aiken and Tony Mitton. For twenty years he also taught illustration at Liverpool School Of Art, and many of his students have gone on to great success. Much of his work has been for children, but he has also illustrated books for adults for The Folio Society, including a collection of John Betjeman’s poems.