Yuval Zommer graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He worked for many years as a creative director at leading advertising agencies before becoming the author and illustrator of highly acclaimed non-fiction. Yuval has sold over 2 million books worldwide and been translated into 30 languages.

Yuval's stunning Big Book Of... series (Thames & Hudson) has won and been shortlisted for numerous awards including the UKLA Book Awards, The English Association's Nonfiction Award, and the Made For Mums Award. The latest title, The Big Book of Nature Art, published in April 2023.

My Heart was a Tree (Macmillan, June 2023), written by Michael Morpurgo, is Yuval's newest title which beautifully explores the life of trees, what they mean to humanity, to animals and the world around us.

Yuval also writes and illustrates a seasonal picture book series for Oxford University Press - The Tree That's Meant To Be, A Thing Called Snow and The Lights That Dance in the NightThe Tree That's Meant To Be was named a Sunday Times Book of the Year.

  • "An example par excellence of the new variety of non-fiction for kids." Playing By the Book
  • "Children and their parents will be riveted." The Observer
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