Laura Ellen Anderson
She / her
Laura Ellen Anderson is a professional children’s book author and illustrator.
The creator of Evil Emperor Penguin for The Phoenix comic, she is also the illustrator of Sibéal Pounder’s Witch Wars series and CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell’s picture books and Harper fiction series. Laura's first author/illustrator picture book, I Don't Want Curly Hair, was published by Bloomsbury in 2017. She has also created new cover illustrations for Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five and Terry Pratchett's Tiffany Aching series.
She is the author and illustrator of the bestselling Amelia Fang and Rainbow Grey series which are published by Farshore in the UK and in over 20 languages worldwide and her latest series Marnie Midnight publishes in 2024.
Laura's clients include: Egmont Books, Farshore, Philomel, The Reading Agency, National Geographic, Boxer Books, Bloomsbury, Scholastic Children's Books, The Phoenix! Comics, Orchard Books, Penguin Random House and Candlewick.