Georgie Ripper

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Georgie Ripper (born London, 1977) is a children's book illustrator known for her work on the Rainbow Magic series of fairy books. She won the Macmillan Prize for Picture Book Illustration in 2000 with My Best Friend Bob and Little Brown Bushrat which she authored and illustrated.[1] She has also illustrated A Dog Called Whatnot and Whatnot Takes Charge which were written by Linda Newbery.

Life and career[edit]

She graduated from Anglia Ruskin University where she studied Illustration. Her books have sold over 10 million copies in the UK.[2]

Rainbow Magic[edit]

A publishing phenomenon, “Rainbow Magic” has sold 20+ million copies in 31 languages worldwide, including over 6 million books in print in the U.S. The series of books are highly collectible and regularly featured in children’s bestseller lists.[3][better source needed]


  • Winner of The Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration - 2000[4]

Published work[edit]