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Thanks for visiting!  I live and work In the south of France near a beautiful town called Grasse, famous for it's perfume. Here there is a view of the sparkling sea and lots of little dogs and winding alleyways. I graduated from the Royal College of Art in London with an MA in design and communication and have been working in the children's book market ever since.  Along with the author Julia Rawlinson I created a series of books about a little fox called "Ferdie" which have been featured on kid's T.V and been brought to life in animation. If you live in America he is called "Fletcher" and you can read about him here on Julia Rawlinson's website. My books have been published in many languages across the world and my stationery can be seen here in Japan.  My favourite things are camping, canoeing, skiing, perfume, dogs, donuts and coffee.

Client list

Apples and Honey Press - Source Books - Harper Collins - Scholastic - Simon and Schuster -  Random House- Arthur A Levine Books -  Nickelodean Magazine -  Highlights Magazine - Panmacmillan -  Paragon -  McGraw Hill - Clarion Books -  Silver Whistle -  Kar-Ben publishing -  Magination Press -  Harcourt -  Greewillow Books -  Laura Ashley - Tiger Tales - Graphique de France -  Peaceable Kingdom Press -  stationery "Otto trading" JapanŸ 

Awards

Society of Illustrators New York certificate of merit

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio best book awards Platinum and Gold seals

Reviews

Kirkus reviews:

" Softly glowing illustrations, evocative and full of depth, are perfectly matched with the warm and lyrical text. A poetic tribute to winter and fall, Fletcher’s story is sure to resonate with young readers." (Picture book. 4-7)

"Beeke’s glowing pastel illustrations in her irresistible style captivate readers with their unusual hues and textures. She uses deep, saturated colors and swirling effects to create expressive illustrations that seem lit from within, creating a fantasy forest for Fletcher and his friends." (Ages 4-7)

Publishers weekly

"The power of books and friends to change lives is more effectively demonstrated through Beeke's charming illustrations, whose backgrounds convey the characters' diverse moods, from loneliness to contentment." (Ages 4-8)