Deirdre McDermott

Picture Book Publisher, Walker Books

Deirdre McDermott is the Publisher and Art Director of the picture book list at Walker Books.

She has worked with many established illustrators and authors including Anita Jeram, Bob Graham, Michael Rosen, John Burningham, Allan Ahlberg, Jimmy Liao and Helen Oxenbury, as well as discovering brand new picture book talent such as Chris Haughton, Birgitta Sif and Kevin Waldron.