Catherine Hyde trained in Fine Art Painting at Central School of Art in London. She has illustrated tow acclaimed picture books – The Princess’s Blankets (written by Carol Ann Duffy), which won the English Association Award, Best Illustrated Book for KS2 in 2009, and Firebird (written by Saviour Pirotta), which was awarded an Aesop Accolade by the American Folklore Society in 2010. Both books were nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. The Star Tree is the first book she has both written and illustrated. Catherine lives were her husband and daughters in Cornwall.

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