Steven Lenton.

Author / Illustrator




Agent: Sallyanne Sweeney

Steven Lenton is a multi-award winning illustrator, originally from Cheshire, now working from his studios in Brighton and London. He has illustrated many children’s books including ‘Head Kid’ and ‘The Taylor Turbochaser’ by David Baddiel, ‘The Hundred And One Dalmatians’ adapted by Peter Bently, The Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series by Tracey Corderoy, Frank Cottrell-Boyce’s fiction titles and Steven Butler on the Sainsbury’s Prize winning ‘The Nothing To See Here Hotel’ series.

He has illustrated two World Book Day titles and regularly appears at literary festivals, live events and schools across the UK.

His picture book ‘Octopus Shocktopus’ written by Peter Bently has won the FCBG Best Picture Book and Overall Winner category.

The ‘Genie and Teeny’ series is his first foray into children’s illustrated fiction and was longlisted in the Alligators Mouth Award.

Steven has his own ‘Draw-along’ YouTube Channel, showing how to draw a range of his characters. Steven has also written ‘Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights’ and was 16th in the Bookseller Best-Selling Illustrator Chart 2019.

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