Lerryn was brought up around artists, performers and filmmakers, and she started to make books as soon as she could. She worked in the film business before doing an MA in illustration at Kingston University. She has been published by Walker Books and Scholastic and now joins Nosy Crow. Her favourite things are being in the sea with her children, social history, particularly London, and her garden. She lives in London with her partner, three children and studio companion, Bilbo the cat.