Ben Wood real pigeons illustrator

Photograph by Alan Moyle

Ben is a children’s book illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Ben has illustrated picture books, junior fiction and non-fiction titles. He has worked with top publishers such as Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing, Scholastic and Penguin Random House. Ben’s work has had notable listings for the Children Book Council Australia, been shortlisted for Readings Children’s Book Prize, and shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards in 2019 and 2020.

Best known as the co-creator of the bestselling series REAL PIGEONS by Andrew McDonald, the series is published in 23 languages and sold in 24 territories. A film and TV series is also in development with Nickelodeon and Fulwell 73 Productions.

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