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Alexis Deacon

Alexis Deacon is a writer and illustrator of children’s books. He has worked across ages and disciplines, from picture books for young children to Graphic Novels with his series, ‘Curse of the Chosen.’  Alongside his published works he has taught Illustration throughout the UK and Europe.  For the last decade he has been a tutor on the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University and has seen many former students go on to pursue successful careers of their own in children’s publishing.

Alexis was named as one of the ‘Booktrust Decade’s 10 best new illustrators’ (2008) and won the ‘New York Times Best Children’s Books with Beegu and Jitterbug Jam (2004, 2005)

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