Emma Dodd wanted to be an illustrator as far back as she can remember. Her parents were both designers, and she grew up in a home near London that was filled with pencils and pens and papers and books. Emma studied graphic design and illustration at Central Saint Martins School of Art, London, and has worked in advertising, editorial, and book illustration. The recipient of several distinguished awards for her picture books, which are published in the US and the UK, she won the prestigious 2010 Booktrust Early Years Award given by the UK's most important literacy charity. Emma lives in England with her husband and two children and their Jack Russell terrier, Bart.
A bright colorful palette and gestural ringlets and fox tails illustrates a sweet tale of the first day of school.Published on September 25, 2012 by CDF
How much easier our first day of school would have been if we'd had a friend like Foxy. With his magical tail, and a bit of trial and error, Foxy helps his pal Emily to overcome... Read morePublished on September 24, 2012 by PJG