Hannah Sommerville

Hannah Sommerville is a best-selling picture book illustrator who creates enchanting watercolour, guache and digital illustrations in her home on the South Coast of NSW. Hannah earned a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts and Graphic Design) at the University of Wollongong in 2006.

Hannah began illustrating in 2010 after the arrival of her young children from whom she draws inspiration. She is a storyteller who enjoys creating picture books that capture the imagination, tenderness and playfulness that surround children and family life. Her picture book Digby & Claude, written by Emma Allen, was selected for the CBCA 2019 Notables list. Anisa’s Alphabet, written by Mike Dumbleton, was selected for the CBCA 2021 Notables list.

Books by Hannah Sommerville

  • Published: 2023

  • Published: 2023

  • Published: 2022