Jac Jones

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Jac Jones (born 1 March 1943) is a Welsh children's book illustrator.

He was born in Gwalchmai, Anglesey and raised in Bristol until the age of 7, before returning to Gwalchmai. He was educated at Ysgol Gynradd Gwalchmai and Ysgol Uwchradd Llangefni.

Jones has illustrated children's books since the mid-1970s. He has won the Tir na n-Og Award for several books, including the 2009 Award for A Nod from Nelson by Simon Weston.[1][2] In 2000, he wrote and illustrated a book in both Welsh and EnglishBetsan a’r Bwlis / Alison and the Bully Monsters. His illustration work includes Welsh works of note such as Penillion y Plant, Trysorfa by T. Llew Jones and many of Mary Vaughan Jones' titles and famous characters including Jac y Jwc.


  1. ^ "Tir na n-Og awards Past Winners". Welsh Books Council. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "The 2009 Tir na n-Og Awards". The Welsh Book Council. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 

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