Jackie Morris

On Being a Bear

"I had a conversation with a man who wanted to know about my work. He began by asking if it was ‘collectable’."

Jackie Morris

Jackie Morris is an illustrator, author and artist. She lives beside the sea in a small house held together by the webs of spiders, with cats, dogs and sometimes grown up children. Among the many books she has illustrated are Can You See a Little Bear, written by James Mayhew and The Lost Words, by Robert Macfarlane, published by Hamish Hamilton. She is currently trying to learn the shape of otters, working with river water and sumi ink.