Yuval Zommer graduated from London’s Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He has worked as a creative director at many leading advertising agencies.

Yuval’s passion for picture books has now won, and he is the author/illustrator of many highly acclaimed children’s books such as The Big Book of Bugs, The Big Book of Beasts and The Big Book of the Blue. Some of Yuval’s favourite places are The Natural History Museum and the Zoo, both of which have a very important impact on his work.

Yuval has won the Heart of Hawick’s Children’s Book Award 2015 in the best new picture book category and the 2018 4-11 Picture Book Award in the non-fiction 4-7 category. His work has also been nominated for the SLA Information Book Award 2017 and the 2018 and 2019 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.