Jeremy Holmes is an internationally renowned children’s book illustrator whose work has received numerous awards and starred reviews from critics. His books include There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, Poem-mobiles, The Templeton Twins, The Secrets of the Dragon Tomb, The Emperor of mars, What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World and The Eye that Never Sleeps. His two forthcoming illustration projects are Road Trip! (Calkins Creek, 2021) and Thomas Jefferson’s Battle for Science: Bias, Truth, and a Mighty Moose (Calkins Creek, 2022).read more
He won the prestigious BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award (2010) for his debut book There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Jeremy’s approach to illustrating books is to tailor his illustration style to each unique manuscript. This process can include custom hand drawn typography, experimentation with physical form and paper mechanics, and an array of visual mediums.
Jeremy lives in Abington, PA with his wife and four children.