Helen Cooper is a children's author and illustrator whose work includes classic titles such as The Bear Under the Stairs, Pumpkin Soup, The Baby Who Wouldn’t Go to Bed, and Tatty Ratty. Her books have been translated into 26 languages and won many awards including the Library Association Kate Greenaway Medal - twice.
Most recently she has written and illustrated The Hippo at the end of the Hall; a children’s chapter book published by David Fickling Books. She lives in Oxford with a very large grand piano and draws in Museums often.
Helen is available for interview via her agent or her publisher.
Helen writes and illustrates both full colour Picture books and Middle Grade Chapter books with black and white illustrations. She has also worked with Zoologists from Oxford university on an academic paper on Astrobiology and has been known to paint the odd mural, and curate and design exhibitions - notably at the Story Museum in Oxford.