Simmonds, Posy

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SIMMONDS, Posy. (Rosemary Elizabeth Simmonds). British, b. 1945. Genres: Cartoons, Graphic Novels, Picture/board books. Career: Cartoonist, 1968-. Author and illustrator of books for children and adults, 1969-. Contributor of daily cartoons to the London Times, 1969-72. Contributor of weekly cartoons to the Manchester Guardian newspaper, 1977-87 and 1988- 90, and to the Spectator magazine, 1988-90. Instructor in graphic arts, Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design. Lecturer at the Cartoon Trust, London, England; at the Charleston Festival; and at the University of Sussex, 2000. Guest on the radio programs. Cartoons exhibited worldwide. Publications: FOR ADULTS. SELF-ILLUSTRATED CARTOON COLLECTIONS: The Posy Simmonds Bear Book, 1969; More Bear, 1975; Mrs. Weber's Diary, 1979; Pick of Posy, 1982; Very Posy, 1985; Pure Posy, 1987; Mustn't Grumble, 1993. SELF-ILLUSTRATED GRAPHIC NOVELS: True Love, 1981; Gemma Bovery, 1999. Illustrator of adult books by A. G. Akers and G. L. Booth, K. Wood and I. Forsyth, A. Coote and T. Gill, D. Ashford, A. Rusbridger, H. Belloc. FOR CHILDREN. SELF-ILLUSTRATED PICTURE BOOKS: Fred, 1987; Lulu and the Flying Babies, 1988; The Chocolate Wed- ding, 1990; Bouncing Buffalo, 1994; F-Freezing ABC, 1995; Lavender, the Bravest Rabbit in the World, 2000. Illustrator of children's books by D. Mackay, B. Thompson and P. Schaub, K. Wright, R.J. Cazziol, H. Solomon, H. Carpenter, F. Knowles and B. Thompson, H. Belloc. Writer of film scripts and television documentaries. Contributor of illustrations to books and creator of cover art for book jackets. Address: c/o PFD, Drury House, 34-43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA, England.

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