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My name is Alexia Pinchbeck - I’m a writer, illustrator and picturebook maker - I make colourful, character-led picturebooks that bring joy, giggles and the odd silly shouty voice where needed to 2-5 year olds across the land (and their in-house readers!).


Explore my books


Introducing ‘Penelope and Frida and the Mystery Creature'...

Penelope (Peach) and Frida (Pineapple) meet a mystery creature who is lost and far from home. Can they trust their new friend, and help him find his way before it is too late? A colourful, vibrant tale which gently explores the importance of both compassion and resilience, as well as the power of friendship. Publishes 4th July.


'Samuel and the Monster,' my debut book

My first book was written and illustrated after six months of my four year old, Samuel, experiencing terrible nightmares. Overnight - with the help of the actions and message in the story, we eradicated his nightmares. The result? One happy child sleeping through the night and two VERY happy parents!

Recently Published

On Being Kind to Yourself

My upcoming book, Penelope and Frida and the Mystery Creature, has kindness at its core, and has been a true education for me. I’m continuing to gently explore the notion…

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A Poem: The Mama Contradiction

The Mama Contradiction I’m Scratchy eyed,yet arms fling wide,I fight not to run and hide,Your silk cheeks glide, they give me a notion:Divine Oxytocin. I am desperate to stop, to…

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