David Melling

dmelling2David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. Before
becoming an internationally-acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as a photographer and as an animation
artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture
books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh
Laurie and it was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for ‘Best TV Movie’ category.