Sophie Beer

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Children's Book Illustration for Welcome, Little One
Children's Book Illustration for Change Starts With Us


Current Location
Brisbane, Australia 🇦🇺
Country of Origin
Australia 🇦🇺

Sophie Beer is an award-winning author and illustrator based in Brisbane, Australia. She works primarily in children's books, having published with Penguin Random House, Simon and Schuster, Walker, Scholastic, Hardie Grant and many more. As an illustrator, she has worked with Disney/Pixar, Google and the Sydney Opera House, and she has collaborated with Myer for her own line of children's homewares.

When she's not illustrating and writing, she thinks a lot about plants, animals, music, books and equality.

As a kid, I loved to draw…
Mermaids and their underwater sandcastles.
My dream project would be…
Designing characters for a movie.
I overcome challenges by…
Working at them tenaciously.
My favourite kind of space to work in is…
Bursting with colour and vibrancy.
For inspiration, I look to…
Mid-century modern art.
A creative area I’d like to explore more is…

Welcome to Jacky Winter Spring/Summer ‘24. Each season a new artist creates original imagery using our site as their playground. The current artwork (above) comes from Georgia Perry. Learn more about our seasonal model of representation and other FAQ.

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