Sophy Henn lives and works in Sussex, England.
She studied Fashion at Central Saint Martins, accidentally had a London-based career as an Art Director in advertising, then completed an MA at University of Brighton in Illustration. Now she writes and illustrates children's books in her studio, with a large cup of tea by her side, and can't quite believe her luck.
Where Bear?, her first book, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2015. She is also the World Book Day Illustrator for 2015 and 2016.
George can't roller-skate, George can't paint, and George most certainly can't dance!
But Bear thinks that, with a little help, George can do all these things - and more! And, luckily for George, Bear has just a little magic to help . . .
An empowering book about the power of self-belief from rising picture-book star, Sophy Henn.
Hello! My name is Edie. I am EVER so helpful.
In fact I think helping is one of the things i am best at.
Edie certainly is a very good helper, whether it's helping Mummy wake up bright and early, helping Daddy to get everything at the shops or helping her little brother with sharing and knowing what's what.
Sophy Henn's Edie is a stunning and stylish picture book that will be instantly familiar to parents and small children
Pom Pom was excited. So excited . . . all his friends were coming round to play and he couldn't wait!
And when they arrive in superhero costumes, Pom Pom thinks he might quite like to be super too. There's just one problem: Pom Pom isn't exactly sure what he's super AT.
This is a sweet and funny story all about finding your talents, that will strike a chord with parents and young children alike.
The return of the brilliant Pom Pom from exciting new author and illustrator talent, Sophy Henn, creator of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Shortlisted, Where Bear?
When Pom Pom Panda doesn't know what to do with himself, his mum suggests a game and Pom discovers just how much he likes to WIN! A funny and sweet take on how it's not always about being the best, that will strike a chord with parents and young children alike.
A delightful and hilarious new character from exciting new author and illustrator talent, Sophy Henn, creator of the highly acclaimed picture book, Where Bear?
When Pom Pom Panda wakes up in a BAD mood one morning, nothing is right. And then things go from bad to worse. A fresh and funny new take on toddler tantrums, that will strike a chord with parents and young children alike.
From a major new picture book talent comes a deceptively simple and exquisitely illustrated picture book about a little boy and his bear and finding a place called home. Told with humour and warmth, this is a story to capture the heart of its reader.
'Where Bear?' has been nominated for both the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal and the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Picture Books.