Ashling Lindsay

Ashling Lindsay is an illustrator from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her first book, The Night Box (Egmont), written by Louise Greig published in June 2017, has sold in 10 territories and been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Illustration award, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration. Ashling is currently working towards her MA at Belfast School of Art and authoring her own picture books! Ashling’s clients include: Egmont, Little Tiger Press, Schwatz & Wade and many more.

Ashling Lindsay is represented by Arabella Stein — to work with Ashling please email Arabella


‘The Night Box’ was named a Bank Street College Book of Outstanding Merit 2018 - written by Louise Greig, published by Egmont.

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Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year - Shortlisted

Klaus Flugge Prize 2018: Shortlisted with ‘The Night Box’, written by Louise Greig, published by Egmont.

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World Illustration Awards 2018 — Nominated with ‘The Night Box’ for the Children’s Books category. An award by The Association of Illustrators.

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The Waterstones Children’s Book Award 2018: Shortlisted with ‘The Night Box’ with writer Louise Greig, published by Egmont.

Nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal 2018 with ‘The Night Box’, written by Louise Greig and published by Egmont.


“Ashling Lindsay’s delicate digital art captures the enveloping enchantment of night.” — Evening Standard for ‘The Night Box’

“Tender and domestic, luminous and star-shot, Lindsay’s illustrations perfectly complement Greig’s soaring, unrhymed poetry, creating a sense of night’s scare, rightness and enveloping magic” — The Guardian for The Night Box.

Also selected for the The Guardian’s Children’s Books Roundup: The Best New Picture Books and Novels

“Sure to soothe any young listeners anxious about the dark.” — Irish Times for ‘The Night Box’

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