Tom Heard is an illustrator and educator based in Devon, UK. After failing miserably with his ambition of playing professional football, (he didn’t even make the school team!), Tom decided to pursue his passion for picture-making.
Since graduating with a degree from Plymouth University in 2012, he has worked on a variety of fiction and educational projects. Tom is represented by The Bright Agency and teaches Graphic Design and Illustration at Truro and Penwith College.
Clients include Ladybird Books, Marks & Spencer, Oxford University Press, Scholastic, Macmillan, Igloo Books, Miles Kelly Publishing and Pearson.