This is the website of Alison Murray Glasgow based illustrator/ author/ designer. Her first book Apple Pie ABC was shortlisted for the Scottish Childrens Book Award and in the US won the 2012 Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book award for outstanding writing in a picture book. Her books have appeared on the shortlists and longlists for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize, the Scottish Children’s Book Awards and the UK Literary Association Award. As well as writing an illustrating picture books Alison recently qualified as a facilitator of community of philosophical enquiry (CoPI). Her interests are using picture books to develop literacy and practice philosophical thinking with children in schools.

Most recent Publications
Bedtime Stories Orchard Books Oct 2018
The Little Green Hen Orchard Books 14 Jun 2018
Dino Duckling Orchard Books 8 Mar 2017
Princess Penelope and the Runaway Kitten Nosy Crow 16 Jun 2016
Hare and Tortoise Orchard Books 11 Feb. 2016
Other titles include:
Apple Pie ABC, 1 2 That’s My Shoe, Hickory Dickory Dog, The House
That Zac Built, Little Mouse, Fairy Felicity’s Moonlight Adventure.


– illustration

– Design

– Animation

– Workshops