Yuval Zommer graduated from London’s Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He has worked as a creative director at many leading advertising agencies. Luckily for us, his passion for picture books has now won, and he is the author/illustrator of highly acclaimed children’s books.

Yuval's characterful canine adventure picture books One Hundred Bones and One Hundred Sausages are published by Templar. His highly acclaimed non-fiction large format title The Big Book of Bugs (Thames and Hudson, 2016) has been published in seventeen languages and is soon to be followed by the eagerly awaited The Big Book of Beasts (Thames and Hudson, March 2017). Yuval has also illustrated The Street Beneath My Feet (Quarto, 2017), an exciting foldout book exploring our underground worlds.

  • ‘Children and their parents will be riveted’ The Observer
  • 'A sumptuous, outsized guide to marvelling at minibeasts [...] an example par excellence of the new variety of non-fiction for kids...' Playing By the Book
  • Nominated for the School Library Association Book Awards 2017
  • Book of the Week BBC Focus Magazine
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