My name is Hannah Marks. I'm an award winning illustrator based in Hertfordshire, UK.
My artwork is full of whimsical characters, texture and sketchy lines. I've worked professionally in children's publishing for over 6 years, and I'm always excited to collaborate on new projects.
Please feel free to contact me via: firstname.lastname@example.org
via my agents, Astound US: email@example.com | +44 (0)7465 772271 | Suite 143, 61 Victoria Road, Surbiton, KT6 4JX
Winner of The Sakura Medal 2021 Picture Books category for 'The Panda Problem'.
Capstone, Razorbill (PRH), Dial Books (PRH), Running Press (Hachette), Bloomsbury, Oxford University Press, Maverick Books, Curious Universe/Bookoli, Miles Kelly
'Hannah was an absolute gem to work with—finding creative solutions at every turn, creating irresistible funny characters, super speedy, and a wonderful collaborator, willing to revise and tweak until every page was just right.' Jenny Kelly - Associate Art Director, Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin Random House).
'Working with Hannah was an absolute pleasure. Her interpretation of the text lyrics really outshone any visions that I initially had. Hannah’s artwork was both humorous and energetic, perfectly capturing the aesthetic we were looking for. I was very pleased with the final book and would love to work with Hannah again in the near future!' Frances Soo Ping Chow - Creative Director, Running Press Kids (Hachette).
'Working with Hannah Marks is an absolute delight! Her illustration style can’t help but make you beam. She is also extremely professional and has a great understanding of the creative process.' Francesca Winterman - Oxford University Press.
'Hannah was a joy to work with – she met deadlines and was easy to contact. She put so much work into ‘Hamster Sitter’ and has such a great eye for detail.' Kim Nye - Editor, Maverick Books.
'Working with Hannah is a joy. As well as creating great illustrations and coming up with her own ideas, she’s also very flexible and works well with direction on projects. She illustrates editorial well, and understands the importance of storytelling through art. I would highly recommend Hannah on story projects.' Karl Tall - Art Director, Curious Universe/Bookoli.