Author & Illustrator
Phillida Gili began illustrating books at the age of six, and studied at St. Martin's School of Art in London. She has written and illustrated a wide range of children's books, including Sir John Betjeman's only children's book, Archie and the Strict Baptists, The Nutcracker (Orchard Books) and The Sleeping Beauty (Transworld). Phillida has three grown-up children, Oliver, Daisy and Orlando. She lives in London, England.