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Nicola Bayley

As an artist

Nicola Bayley is a truly gifted painter, perhaps best known for her loving, detailed illustrations of cats. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books including The Necessary Cat, Katje the Windmill Cat, The Curious Cat and The Mousehole Cat (by Antonia Barber), which was chosen as the British Book Awards Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year in 1991. Nicola lives in London.

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