Katherina Manolessou grew up in Greece but moved to London to become an animator and illustrator. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, she is an established screen printer, a creator of artist's books and limited edition prints as well as an up-and-coming illustrator. She has worked with Ted Baker and The Guardian and is part of the East London art/design scene. She published her debut picture book Zoom Zoom Zoom in 2014, which was shortlisted for the AOI Illustration Awards 2014 and selected for exhibition at the Bologna Book Fair 2014. She is also the illustrator of T-Veg. Mummy and Me, and Senior Lecturer at Cambridge School of Art, for the prestigious MA course in Children's Illustration. Katherina lives in south London with her husband and two children, who continually inspire her work.