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119 People in group: Profession; Children's writers and illustrators

William Blake

1757-1827
Visionary poet and painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits

T.S. Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 66 portraits

Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 37 portraits

Robert Louis Stevenson

1850-1894
Novelist and essayist
Sitter associated with 23 portraits

Oscar Wilde

1854-1900
Wit and dramatist
Sitter associated with 13 portraits

Richard George Adams

1920-
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Agard

1949-
Poet, playwright, performer and anthologist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Hans Christian Andersen

1805-1875
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Edward Ardizzone

1900-1979
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits

Daisy Ashford

1881-1972
Child author
Sitter in 1 portrait

W.V. Awdry

1911-1997
Clergyman; author of 'Thomas the Tank Engine' series
Sitter in 1 portrait

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

1889-1981
Novelist and playwright; wife of Sir Roderick Jones; daughter of Arthur Bagnold
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Robert Michael Ballantyne

1825-1894
Author of 'Stories for Boys'
Sitter in 1 portrait

J.M. Barrie

1860-1937
Writer and author of 'Peter Pan'
Sitter in 20 portraits | Artist associated with 37 portraits

Nina Mary Bawden

1925-2012
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Nicola Mary Bayley

1949-
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits

Hilaire Belloc

1870-1953
Author and poet
Sitter associated with 17 portraits

Malorie Blackman

1962-
Children's writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Quentin Blake

1932-
Freelance artist and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits

Enid Blyton

1897-1968
Children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits