Emily Gravett

Emily Gravett is the author and illustrator of Matilda’s CatAgain!Wolf Won’t Bite!Blue ChameleonThe Odd EggThe Rabbit ProblemDogsSpellsLittle Mouse’s Big Book of Fears (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal), Little Mouse’s Big Book of BeastsMonkey and Me, Meerkat Mail, Tidy, and Old Hat. Her first book, Wolves, was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Award for Illustration. Her second book, Orange Pear Apple Bear, was a Quills Award finalist, on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Emily lives in Brighton, England, with her partner, their daughter, and the family dog. Visit her at EmilyGravett.com.

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Old Hat
Tidy
Little Mouse's Big Book of Beasts
Bear & Hare Share!
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Why stay between the lines?

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Who are you (I'm very bad at recognising people), and am I dreaming?

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. In the Summer I love mowing the lawn. I even got rid an my electric mower because I love the sound my push along makes. In the winter I like to bake cakes.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. That would be really really boring! But I do love baked beans on toast, with cheese on the top.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I'd love to be able to sing, but it's never going to happen.

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