Emma Lazell was born in Chelmsford, Essex and is a Coventry-based illustrator and author. Her work is linear, expressive, and sprinkled with irony and playfulness.
In 2018 she completed the hugely prestigious MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, graduating with a distinction. In 2014 she graduated with an undergraduate degree in Illustration from The University for the Creative Arts.
Her first picture book, Big Cat, was published in 2019.