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 including Little Tiger Press, Penguin Random House and Usbourne. 


Orchard Books / Little Tiger Press / Quarto / Mamas & Papas / Hallmark Cards / Paperchase / Usbourne Books / Penguin Random House / Elephant and Bird books / H&M  / Paper and Cloth Design Studio / American Greetings / Figo Fabrics


For picture books please contact Jodie Hodges of United Agents / 020 3214 0891

For Illustration and surface pattern commissions please contact: / 07834 270320 

or visit  Eye Spy Design Studio to see current available designs.


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

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

IIllustrated picture books

The Bedtime Book, 2020, Little Tiger 

Illustrated Non fiction books

Et toi, que manges tu? 2017, Pióro Editions

Les Saisons, 2016, Pióro Editions

Illustrated Novelty Books

The Wizard of Oz, 2020, Penguin Bedtime Classics

A Little Princess, 2020, Penguin Bedtime Classics

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 2019, Penguin Bedtime Classics

The Nutcracker, 2019, Penguin Bedtime Classics

Rain or Shine, 2018, Scribblers

Le jour et la nuit, 2018, Éditions Quatre Fleuves

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


Selected: Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2018 

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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