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David first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones ‘mash up’ comics for his older brother and sister.

Since then David’s work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, children’s books and on T-shirts. He has also exhibited his illustrations in both solo and group shows in the U.K, Europe and America. David loves to illustrate fiction covers, non-fiction and full-color picture books. His worldwide publishing clients include Francis Lincoln/Quarto, Faber & Faber, Walker Books, Penguin Random House, Candlewick Press, Macmillan, HarperCollins and Hachette.

David Litchfield is represented by Anne Moore Armstrong — to work with David please email Anne

'Profoundly moving and full of depth'
"Magical and heart-warming"
“Litchfield’s poignant debut picture book celebrates both the wonders of wandering far in pursuit of one’s dreams...”
Best Overall Christmas Book for Kids image
Best Overall Christmas Book for Kids
Our Best Picture Book 2022 image
Our Best Picture Book 2022
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Books of the Year
CILIP/Kate Greenaway Medal 2022 - Nominated image
CILIP/Kate Greenaway Medal 2022 - Nominated
Book Awards 2022 - Longlisted image
Book Awards 2022 - Longlisted
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - Longlist 2021 image
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - Longlist 2021
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Winner of the Gold Award
2021 - Shortlist image
2021 - Shortlist
Green Earth Book Award 2021 - Long listed image
Green Earth Book Award 2021 - Long listed
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2020 Finalist
2021 Read for Empathy Collection image
2021 Read for Empathy Collection
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