Chris Judge is an award-winning illustrator and children's picture book maker based in Dublin, Ireland. He studied graphic design at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dublin and worked in web design before moving into illustration full time in 2005. His work is a mixture of illustration, painting and design, and has appeared in advertising, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and several other media. In 2011 Chris's first picture book, The Lonely Beast (Andersen Press), was published in Ireland, the UK, the US and across Europe and went on to win the Specsavers Irish Children's Book of the Year 2011 in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. It has been followed by three Beast sequels and a stand-alone picture book, Tiny and Teeny (Walker).
Chris Judge has also collaborated with Perrier Award winning comedian David O'Doherty on Danger Is Everywhere (Puffin 2014) and illustrated Brilliant by Roddy Doyle. He lives and works in Dublin and is married to prize winning photographer Cliona O'Flaherty.
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