Kevin Waldron was born & raised in Dublin. After graduating with a degree in graphic design from D.I.T., he moved to London to study for an MA in Illustration at Kingston University. Having decided here that children’s book illustration was for him, Kevin found a studio in central London & got to work. His first book, Mr Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo (Templar Publishing), won the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award in 2009. He illustrated Tiny Little Fly (Walker Books), a witty book of rhyme by Michael Rosen which which won the Bull-Bransom Award in 2011. That same year he was also named one of the booktrust best new illustrators. The next installment in the Mr Peek series is out in 2013. Kevin now lives in New York. Client list: includes: Walker Books, Templar Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Seven Stories National Centre for Children’s Books, The Guardian,The Independent, Tesco, The Hype Machine, Pomme d’Api, Hackney Learning Trust, The small print Children’s Book Ireland.