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Rebecca Patterson grew up in Bolton and studied Fashion at East London Polytechnic and The Royal College of Art, before going on to do the MA in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, where she was one of the winners of the Macmillan Prize for her picture book The Deep End (Macmillan).


My Big Shouting Day! (Jonathan Cape) won the prestigious Roald Dahl Funny Prize and was chosen for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program. Her other books include: My Busy Being Bella Day and Nightbear (Cape), and Not on a School Night (Macmillan).


Rebecca's fabulous fiction debut A Moon Girl Stole My Friend, illustrated by herself, will be published by Andersen in 2019.


Rebecca lives in Cambridge with a husband, teenagers and an elderly pug dog.









Rebecca Patterson

Rebecca Patterson bw pic cropped 1 My Big Shouting Day Deep End cover