Garry Parsons' illustrative talent has afforded a wide and substantial list of clients in both publishing and commercial illustration.  

In children's publishing Garry has worked with many of the UK's most talented writers and been published by leading publishing houses  including Puffin Random House,  Egmont, Hodder and  Andersen Press  including  many foreign editions and is the illustrator of the best selling Dinosaur That Pooped series. Garry's  illustrations are regularly aired on the popular CBeebies' "Bed Time Story" schedule.

Garry enjoys visiting schools, libraries and literary festivals to speak to inspire children in drawing and writing. Garry is part of the Authors Aloud virtual school & library visits programme. Click on VISITS for more information.

 His editorial illustrations have appeared regularly in magazines and newspapers in Britain and the USA and clients have included  Vanity Fair, The Guardian, The Times, Men's Health, Marie Claire, Nursing Standard and others. Garry has also worked with  Hellman's Mayonnaise, Spec Savers, Proctor & Gamble, Harrods, Planarama, Affinity Foods and Superdrug in printed and online advertising campaigns.

Garry studied  on the Illustration & Sequential Design M.A  at University of Brighton under John Vernon Lord and George Hardie and has a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art.

Garry lives in South  London with his young family & old dog and is represented by Meiklejohn Illustration

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AOI Images Award  Bronze winner 2011

Perth & Kinross Word's Out! Picture Book Prize winner 2006
Nottingham Children's Book Award 2005
SAA Illustration Awards 2005 Bronze winner
Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award 2004

Stockport Schools Book Award winner 2004

AOI Images 28 children's book Silver winner 2004

Nominated for Roald Dahl Funny Prize & The CILIP Carnegie Awards

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