Alan Marks

Alan Marks (London, 1957) is an English artist and illustrator.

Marks studied at the Medway College of Art and design from 1976 to 1977, and at the Bath Academy of Art from 1977 to 1980. He briefly taught at the Bath Academy and at Southampton Art College. Since then, he has worked in magazines before turning to illustrating children's books.[1] He is praised for his "warm, attractive pictures,"[2] and for his use of watercolor.[3] He has illustrated books for many children's authors, including Kevin Crossley-Holland and Jane Goodall.[4]


  1. "Biography". Alan Marks. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  2. "For The Young: Fangfurters and I scream". The Telegraph. 12 December 1998. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  3. "Children's Books; Bookshelf". The New York Times. 3 October 1993. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  4. Finnerty, Amy (21 June 1998). "Children's Books: With Love by Jane Goodall". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 April 2011.

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