Matt Hunt spent his childhood in the historical county of Worcestershire, England.
Starting out as a fine artist, he graduated from the Birmingham School of Art, and from these roots developed a love for Children’s illustration. Matt now lives in Redditch, with his wife, and two cats, spending busy days drawing from his humble little home studio. Matt’s clients include Penguin Random House, Nosy Crow, Bloomsbury, Scholastic, Orchard Books, Boxer Books and Harper Collins US.
Matt Hunt is represented by Freddie Dawson — to work with Matt please email Freddie
Great Books Guide 2022: best new children's books
"Matt Hunt’s primary-coloured drawings teem with multiple lifeforms... this debut is more than a book; it’s an invitation to have fun – a playful provocation."
"...paired with the vibrant illustrations it makes for an ideal read-aloud."
World Book Day Newsletter
"A stunning topical picture book by new talent Matt Hunt."
"An amusing commemoration . . ."