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Martin Bailey

Martin Bailey has worked as an illustrator for about 30 years. He has illustrated for both the advertising and educational industries - including over 100 children's readers. In 1992 he won the Jury du Ille Prix Olympia World's Best Olympic Stamp Design Award and in 1997 he won the Robert Stolz Award for Music Philately World's Best Music Themed Stamps. He lives north-west of Auckland between Waimauku and Muruwai Beach.

Selected bibliography:
  • Hungry Monster text by Joy Cowley (Shortland 1981).
  • The Father Who Walked on His Hands text by Margaret Mahy (Shortland 1987).
  • The Week of the Jellyhoppers text by Pauline Cartwright (Shortland 1995).
  • My Favourite Places (Mallinson Rendel 2008).
Awards:
  • Russell Clark Award 2009 shortlist for My Favourite Places.

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