Beatrice Blue is an author-Illustrator and Art Director working both in publishing and in animation.
Author and illustrator of “Once Upon a Dragon’s fire”; “Wonder, the art and practice of Beatrice Blue”; Once Upon a Mermaid’s Tail” and the critically acclaimed “Once Upon a Unicorn Horn”.
She has worked with companies like Harper Collins, Hachette, Quarto, Nickelodeon, Apple TV+, Dreamworks TV, Hasbro, Square-Enix and Lonely Planet among many others.
Her debut picture book “Once Upon a Unicorn Horn” has been translated into more than 10 languages so far and was nominated for the Waterstones Children’s book prize 2020. Beatrice is currently working on her 4th picture book with Frances Lincoln, Art Directing an upcoming series and illustrating an upcoming book with Penguin Random House.
Chosen for the 2021 Read for Empathy Collection for ‘Once Upon a Dragon’s Fire’, published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books.
Shorlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020, Illustrated Books Shortlist with ‘Once Upon A Unicorn Horn’.
“With charming, vibrant illustrations and a sense of playful fun, Beatrice Blue crafts a magical origin story for the humble unicorn on a par with the inventive wonder of the Just So Stories. The first of a new series from a singular storytelling talent, Once Upon a Unicorn Horn is a delight to read aloud.” - Waterstones.com