Heidi Cooper Smith

heidi-cooper-smith.jpgHeidi Cooper Smith

Heidi’s childhood was filled with drawing, and dreams of becoming an illustrator, but at university she fell in love with ceramics and spent the next 20 years elbow deep in clay.

In 2014, she found herself with three children under four and joined an online illustration challenge during naptime to stay sane.  Six months later, she was offered her first illustration contract and began writing soon after.

Kate and the Thing is Heidi’s first book as author-illustrator. She has also illustrated The Other Brother (Penny Jaye) and the Amanda Commander series (Coral Vass) for Wombat Books.

Heidi's books with Wombat | Rhiza include:
Kate and the Thing
Other books that she's illustrated with Wombat | Rhiza include:
Amanda Commander: The Purple Invitation
Amanda Commander: The Pinky Promise
Amanda Commander: The Yellow Dress
The Other Brother