Anna Wadham

Lisa Evans

Anna Wadham is the illustrator of several picture books and has an MA in children’s book illustration. She lives in Norwich, England, where she enjoys the rooftop views from her flat and the city cafes.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Scaredy Cats by Audrey Wood, or The Twits by Roald Dahl

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Isabelle Arsenault, Lisa Evans, Brian Wildsmith

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

It feels like a natural thing for me; I’d never thought about doing anything else.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Draw the things you love to draw and good things will follow.