Sheena Dempsey Illustrator & Author

Sheena Dempsey is an illustrator whose books have won several awards including the Sheffield Book Awards for Yoga Babies by Fearne Cotton and Surrey Libraries' Children's Book Award for Dave Pigeon by Swapna Haddow. She has also been shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. The graphic novel Pablo and Splash is Sheena's first work as author and illustrator. It grew out of a web-comic she created during the pandemic lockdowns that featured her and her husband as penguins! Sheena was born in Cork, Ireland, but now lives in Folkestone, Kent.