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Diane Ewen is an Award-winning writer and illustrator. She loves the fact that illustrations are the first things that entice the reader to engage with a book. She is passionate about fairness, inclusion, and diversity within the creative world of publishing.

Her debut picture book was “Never Show A T-Rex A Book,” written by Rashmi Sirdeshpande and published by Puffin. She has gone on to co-create many books with outstanding authors including Maria Isabel Vegara (Little People Big Dreams) and the well-loved Dame Floella Benjamin, ‘Coming to England’

Diane is the winner of the Inaugural Jericho Prize 2021. Winner of the Queens Knickers award , the Anna Dewdney Award and one of the illustrators to win a Nibbie (National Book award) for ‘Hey You’ . She is currently working on her very first Author-illustrated title as well as continuing with exciting illustration projects.

Diane is represented by Freddie Dawson — to work with Diane please email Nicky Lander while Freddie is on maternity leave.

"A lively, heartfelt picture book celebrating mixed heritage.""
'An entertainingly zany endorsement of the power of reading'
'Diane Ewen’s illustrations expertly bring this true story to life'
'Floella and Diane have told this real-life experience with vibrant energy'
'A great stimulus for talking about a significant period in UK post war history'
'Coming to England leaps off the page full of hope and personality'
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 Book of the Year  - Winner image
Book of the Year - Winner
 2021 - Winner image
2021 - Winner
CILIP/Kate Greenaway Medal 2022 - Nominated image
CILIP/Kate Greenaway Medal 2022 - Nominated
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Great Books Guide 2021
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Children's Books Awards - Shortlisted
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Lollies 2022 - Shortlisted
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2021 - Winner
Best children’s books to celebrate Black History Month image
Best children’s books to celebrate Black History Month
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