Wayne Anderson was born in Leicester and, at the age of fifteen, went to Leicester College of Art to study Graphic Design. This was followed by a post graduate degree course. After leaving college he moved to London and began to establish himself as a freelance illustrator. Work included: greetings cards, posters, magazine illustrations, record sleeves, book jackets, animated films and advertising campaigns.
Wayne’s first children’s book (concept and illustration) was RATSMAGIC, published in 1976 and winner of the Best Illustrated Children’s Book awarded by the New York Society of Illustrators. He continues to write his own texts as well as illustrate those by others. Wayne now lives in a village in Leicestershire.
DRAGONOLOGY, MONSTEROLOGY and OCEANOLOGY – Templar
MOONDOG by Helen Ward - Templar (nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal)
POCHE ILLUSTRATEUR - Delpire (France) RATSMAGIC - Delpire (France)
THE SECRET HISTORY OF MERMAIDS, THE SECRET HISTORY OF GIANTS – Templar
A FISH WISH by Fay Robinson - Templar
THE DRAGON MACHINE by Helen Ward - Templar
THE TIN FOREST by Helen Ward - Templar
THE SECRET WORLD OF MAGIC by Rosalinda Kerven - Frances Lincoln