Wonky’s Background


Wonky, being my first published book was both nerve-wracking and exciting to illustrate. 

The signature 'glow' around Wonky was completely unexpected until I started creating the final illustrations, and was something I'd never done before! It did seem to portend something of his glowing presence in the world.

As the illustrator there is a whole world that I am bringing into form and additional features such as the bird character who compliments Wonky and accompanies him along his journey were brought in to create a bit of a relationship and to strengthen the sense of what's happening in Wonky's world as we go through the pages of the book ...