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Lara Jones

Author and illustrator Lara Jones, who died in March 2010, was known and admired for her bright, jewel-like colours and her adorable, engaging characters. Lara studied Fine Art at Cheltenham College of Art, where she tackled enormous paintings on a stepladder. In Poppy Cat Lara created a warm and loveable character that children can identify with. Lara's wish was always to recreate in her illustrations the magic and joy of being a child and to capture the essence of a child's delight in...See more