Samareh Azadi

Images of a children's picture book about an autistic kid with sensory processing disorder

Children's Publishing

Un-commissioned | New Talent

How were your illustrations used? :
Book inside or spot illustration/s

How did you make this work:
I created this picture book to visually demonstrate my own experience as a mum to an autistic child. This story shows the sensory processing disorder of an autistic kid when he goes to the hair salon for a haircut. I hope this picturebook brings awareness about some of the challenges autistic kids have. This image is made with drypoint printmaking, monoprint and

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Anglia Ruskin University

Currently Based:
United Kingdom (UK)

Samareh Azadi is originally from Iran, currently based in Cambridge UK. She graduated from the MA Children's Book Illustration course at Cambridge School of Art in 2021 and is a freelance illustrator. She also works in a school for high-functioning autistic children.