Pam Smy has illustrated folktales, chapter books, nursery rhyme collections, picture books and novels. She has had 20 years of art school teaching and lecturing experience at Cambridge School of Art and, over this time, has developed an understanding of how to nurture creative process and work through ideas with illustrators. She has a passion for observational drawing and sketchbooks.
Nominated for CILIP Greenaway Medal for Lob, written by Linda Newbery, published by David Fickling Books in 2015 for Lob
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Older Fiction Category, 2018 for Thornhill
Shortlisted for the CILIP Greenaway Medal, 2018 for Thornhill
Shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards, 2018 for Thornhill
Shortlisted for the Oxfordshire Book Award, 2018 for Thornhill.
Awarded the PictureHooks Invisible Prize, 2020