Katz Cowley is the award-winning illustrator of The Wonky Donkey (Scholastic), a story about a lovable three-legged ass with one eye and a flatulence issue which became an internet sensation and a runaway international success. It won the acclaimed NZ Post Children’s Choice Award and the Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Award in 2010, as well as being a finalist in numerous other book and illustration awards. Her other books include The Fidgety Itch, The Bee's Sneeze, and Willbee the Bumblebee, all published by Scholastic.
Originally from London, Katz spent 15 years living in New Zealand before returning to the UK. She now lives in Devon where she teaches workshops in drawing and creative self-expression, inspired by breaking through and befriending her own creative blocks.