Sheena Dempsey is an author and illustrator. Sheena illustrated the Dave Pigeon series (Faber), written by Swapna Haddow, as well as Fearne Cotton's children's books Yoga Babies and Hungry Babies (Andersen Press). Yoga Babies has sold in 17 territories and won the Sheffield Children's Book Award.
Her latest project, Bad Panda (Faber) with author Swapna Haddow, follows Lin the cutest panda who just HATES being cute. Lin will do everything in her power to prove that she's the baddest, meanest, most un-cute animal in the zoo.
Sheena is also the illustrator of Sally Nicholls' Billy Button the Telegram Boy (Barrington Stoke) which was shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland's Book of the Year Award, as well as the Number 1 Irish bestselling picture books The Magic Moment and Take Five (Gill), written by Niall Breslin, which were both shortlisted for the An Post Irish Children's Book of the Year Award.