Elys Dolan Illustration

About: Elys is an author and illustrator based in Cambridge where she studied children’s book illustration. She works predominantly with ink, newfangled digital witchcraft and coloured pencils of which she is the proud owner of 178 but can never seem to find a sharpener. When not doing pictures and making things up Elys enjoys growing cacti, working on her PhD about funny picture books and eating excessive amounts of fondant fancies.

Awards: Winner of the Zena Sutherland Award for Excellence in Children's Literature 2015, Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2014, Nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014, 2015, 2017, shortlisted for The Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013, Second place in the Macmillan Prize 2011, Shortlisted for Waterstone's Picture This 2011.

Represented by France Mckay Illustration
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Elys Dolan


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Knighthood for Beginners Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory Steven Seagull: Action Hero
Doughnut of Doom Weasels Nuts in Space
The Mystery of the Haunted Farm The Clockwork Dragon