Who am I?

I’m Katherine Richardson, children’s book author and illustrator and freelance journalist. 

I’ve been creating things ever since I can remember. Whether it was a ‘published’ book proudly presented to my mother (read: a stack of A4 folded and filled with the innermost workings of my 7 yo mind) or a polished university presentation, making things has always been a huge part of who I am.

You can check out my recent written and illustrative work using the menu above!

I’m always interested in a challenge and love working with passionate people, so if you would like to work together please email me at katherine-richardson@hotmail.com

Janet Trimble’s clock ticked loudly from the corner of her boxlike bedroom. Janet herself shuffled around nervously, stopping every few
One of my favourite things about working on this book has been getting to chat to the wonderful Dr Jemina
First and foremost, I want to start this blog by saying that this is entirely new territory for me. This
"I commissioned Kat to create a children's book cover and the design we ended up with is absolutely magical. Kat was a pleasure to work with - at every point in the process our feedback was taken in and turned into something even better than we were picturing.
Her design fit the brief and tied in well with the previous book in the series. I'd thoroughly recommend Kat for book covers and illustration and look forward to working with her again."
Ally Mosher
Graphic Designer