Carly Gledhill is a children’s book Illustrator/ author living and working in Stockport, U.K.

She has worked as a Print Designer for studios and retailers and completed an MA in Children’s book illustration. She got her first book deal with Orchard Books, writing and Illustrating ‘Monty and Sylvester, A tale of everyday superheroes’ 2018.

Since then she has worked on her second title for Orchard and illustrated for publishers and clients including Quarto, Redbird Publishing and American Greetings.


Orchard Books / Little Tiger Press / Quarto / Lilipinso /         Mamas & Papas / Menudos Cuadros / Paperchase / Redbird Publishing / Corby Tindersticks / Elephant and Bird books / Éditions Tourbillon / Pióro Editions / American Greetings / H&M / The Land of Nod / Paper and Cloth design studio


For Illustration and design commissions please contact: [email protected] / 07834 270320 

For picture books I am represented by Arabella Stein of The Bright Agency: [email protected]


Silent Book Contest exhibition: Bologna Children's book fair. March 2018.

Book Illustrators Gallery: Asian Festival of Children's Content, Central Public Library, Singapore, May 2017.

Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition, Shanghai Children’s Book Fair, November 2017.

Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, May 2018.

Silent Book Contest exhibition: Bologna Children's book fair, April 2016.

Silent Book Contest exhibition: Montereggio - Paese dei Librai, Italy, August 2016.

Author/ Illustrated Picture books

Monty + Sylvester- A tale of everyday Superheroes, 2018, Orchard Books

Monty + Sylvester- A tale of everyday Astronauts, 2019, Orchard Books

Illustrated Non fiction books

Et toi, que manges tu? 2017, Pióro Editions

Les Saisons, 2016, Pióro Editions

Illustrated Novelty Books

Rain or Shine, 2018, Scribblers

Night or Day, 2018, Scribbler

Le soleil et la pluie, 2018, Éditions Quatre Fleuves

Time for Bed, Little Puppy, 2018, Silver Dolphin Books

Le méli-mélo de Petit Tigre, 2017, Éditions Quatre Fleuves

Le méli-mélo de Petit Chien, 2017, Éditions Quatre Fleuves

La semaine des animaux, 2014, Editions Tourbillon

Silly Little Animals All Day Long, 2014, Twirl Books

Featured in

Print & Pattern Nature, Bowie Style, 2017, Lawrence King

Images 35, Best of British Illustration, 2011, Association of Illustrators


Shortlisted: Silent Book Contest 2018

Shorlisted: Ilustrarte, International biennial of illustration for children 2018

Shortlisted: AOI World illustration Awards 2017 (Self-initiated category)

Shortlisted: Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition 2017

Shortlisted: Communication Arts Illustration Awards 2017

Winner: Louie Awards 2017 (Greetings card design for Madison Park Group)

Shortlisted: Silent Book Contest 2016

Winner: Louie Award 2016 (Greetings card design for Madison Park Group)

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