Yuval Zommer graduated from London’s Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. After working as a creative director at many leading advertising agencies, he is now the author and illustrator of highly acclaimed non-fiction.

Yuval's stunningly illustrated Big Book Of... series (Thames & Hudson) has been published in 24 languages worldwide and has won and been shortlisted for numerous awards, including the UKLA Book Awards 2018 & 2019, The English Association's Nonfiction Award 2017 & 2019, and the Made For Mums Award 2018 & 2019. The latest title in the series, The Big Book of Birds, publishes in May 2019.

Yuval is also the illustrator of The Skies Above My Eyes and The Street Beneath My Feet (Quarto), written by Charlotte Guillain. He is also writing and illustrating a seasonal series for Oxford University Press, with the first title The Tree That's Meant To Be, publishing in October 2019.

  • "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
  • "A refreshing dive past some of our world’s marine wonders." Kirkus Review
  • "Children and their parents will be riveted." The Observer
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