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Allison Colpoys - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Allison Colpoys is an award-winning book designer and illustrator, and a lover of pattern and typography. A previous Senior Designer at Penguin Books Australia, she now works in-house at Scribe Publications, and freelances through the Jacky Winter group. Allison's first illustrated picture book, The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade, won two Australian Book Design Awards, an Australian Book Industry Award, and the CBCA's Crichton Award for the Best New Talent.

photo © Kristoffer Paulsen

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Other books by Allison Colpoys

Tomorrow is a Brand-New Day

Tomorrow is a Brand-New Day

Author: Davina Bell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2022

The follow-up to bestselling All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys. Good or bad, the things you do are all a part of being you - of learning how to take your boat on stormy seas and stay afloat. From the creators of All the Ways To Be Smart comes a message of hope: hard days come and go, but love is with us always. A healing and uplifting tribute to learning and growing - to making mistakes and making amends.

All the Ways to be Smart the beautifully illustrated international bestseller that celebrates the talents of every child

All the Ways to be Smart the beautifully illustrated international bestseller that celebrates the talents of every child

Author: Davina Bell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

The international bestseller that celebrates the myriad talents that each child brings to the world. Smart is not just ticks and crosses, smart is building boats from boxes. Painting patterns, wheeling wagons, being mermaids, riding dragons... From the award-winning creators of The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade and Under the Love Umbrella comes this joyful ode to all the unique and wonderful qualities that make children who they are.

The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade

The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade

Author: Davina Bell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2016

The day before the underwater fancy-dress parade, Alfie got that feeling ... Sometimes it's hard to be brave. Sometimes you get that feeling. Sometimes you're just not ready ... until, one day, you are. From a dynamic new picture-book partnership comes the story of Alfie and a big octopus wearing a tiny hat and the things you can only whisper to the cowboys on your wallpaper.

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