Karen Wall is a freelance illustrator and designer.

She has illustrated many picture books including the award winning Stripy Horse series (with husband Jim). Her books have been co-editioned in many countries around the world including America, Italy, Spain, Canada, Brazil, China, Portugal, Japan and Indonesia.

‘Who are you, Stripy Horse?’ won the Dundee Picture Book Award and was a Practical Parenting Pre School Awards Silver Medal Winner. ‘Letterbox Lil’ won the Sheffield Children’s Book Award.

Karen studied printed textile design at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee.  She worked for over ten years as a designer and design manager before turning freelance in 2005. She has since worked on a diverse range of projects from textile, packaging and ceramic design to toys and greetings cards.

She lives in South East London with her husband Jim and their daughter.

Please get in touch via Facebook or by emailing info@karenwall.co.uk

Clients include: Simon & Schuster, Egmont, Oxford University Press, Space NK, Whittard of Chelsea, Marks and Spencer, WH Smith, Made.com and Rayware Group.