Nicholas John Frith is an artist, illustrator and picture book author, who lives and works on the coast of Dorset, England.

  The majority of his work appears in the form of books for children, greeting cards and illustrated book jackets.

  In 2016 his debut picture book, ‘Hector and Hummingbird’, won the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize, and was also shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.

Notable clients include Penguin Random House, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Creative Review, Little White Lies & Red Cap Cards!

  Nicholas has just finished illustrating a series of fun-and-informative nature titles for middle-grade readers, THE SUPERPOWER FIELD GUIDE SERIES. Written by Rachel Poliquin.
They are available now in both hardback & paperback editions - published in North America by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

 New picture books project are in progress, so please watch this space!

Get in touch:


tel:  +44 (0)7792689894


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As Illustrator/Author:

A Werewolf Named Oliver James
- First published September 2017
- Alison Green Books (an imprint of Scholastic)
- 32pp
Hardback / ISBN: 9781407171975
Paperback / ISBN: 9781407171982

Hello, Mr Dodo!
- First published September 2016
- Alison Green Books (an imprint of Scholastic)
- 32pp
Hardback / ISBN: 9781407146423
Paperback / ISBN: 9781407146430

Hector and Hummingbird
- First published September 2015
-Alison Green Books (an imprint of Scholastic)
Hardback / ISBN: 9781407146409
Paperback / ISBN: 9781407146416

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