Anita Jeram

Anita Jeram - illustartor - Guess how much I love youAnita Jeram was born and brought up in Portsmouth. Anita worked in a variety of jobs after leaving school (in a factory and a kennel) before doing a foundation course in Visual Studies at Manchester Polytechnic, followed by a degree course in illustration. Her first book, Bill’s Belly Button, was published a year after she graduated. Anita is best known as an illustrator of children’s storybooks, particularly the modern classic GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU, which was shortlisted for the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award.

Anita is married to a palaeontologist and has three children and a menagerie of animals, including cats, dogs, rabbits, toads, a lizard, a snake and a tortoise. She lives in Northern Ireland, and hopes, eventually, to set up a wildlife sanctuary there.

Books by Anita Jeram