Venue: Great Hall, Oundle
Stephen Waterhouse is an illustrator and an author. He has been illustrating since 1998 creating pictures for books, posters, cards, jigsaws, maps, advent calendars, packaging and magazines. He enjoys using bright, bold colours to create his characters with lots of detail, lighting and atmosphere to tell stories.
He has written and illustrated his own series of books for Bloomsbury Children’s Books called Get Busy This Christmas!, Get Busy This Summer! and Get Busy, Dad’s Back! These books are about the adventures of a family of penguins.
His largest commission was in 2007-8 and it was to illustrate 50 Favourite Bible Stories for Lion Children’s Books. This book has been published as part of celebrations for Sir Cliff Richard’s 50th year in show business. His website is www.stephenwaterhouse.com
He comes highly recommended by a local school whose teacher said: ‘I could not recommend this illustrator/author highly enough; the children loved him! ‘
Get Busy This Summer; Get Busy, Dad’s Back; Five Minute Bedtime Stories; Also illustrator of: My Pop-Up World Atlas; Engines, Engines: An Indian Counting Rhyme