Gill Gill is a freelance illustrator, currently finishing her B.A. Hons. Illustration and Design Degree at The University of Sunderland. She originally graduated from Oxford University in Geography and, after gaining an M.A. in Landscape Architecture at Sheffield University, worked as a Landscape Architect in the U.K. and Colorado, U.S.A, before having a break to bring up her twin boys. After teaching Art in the Adult Learning/F.E. sector, she decided to fulfill a life's ambition to study Illustration.
She has a keen interest in children's and young adults' books and reads avidly. Her other hobbies are walking, skiing and her cats Charlie and Lulu. She lives on the coast in the North-East town of Sunderland with her husband Michael and their boys, Andy and Jonny.