Author and Illustrator
Jessica Souhami is an acclaimed artist and storyteller whose artwork is inspired by the shadow puppet shows she created and took on tour earlier in her career. She has an international following for her retellings of traditional tales from around the world. Among her books are The Leopard’s Drum, Sausages, Foxy!, and Honk, Honk! Hold Tight! Most recently she has published Please, Mr Magic Fish! and Gerald the Lion. Jessica is a stalwart contributor to The Children’s Bookshow and patron of the Love My Books website (www.lovemybooks.co.uk) She lives in North London.