Naomi Howarth is an author, illustrator and designer based in London. Naomi studied Costume Design at London College of Fashion and moved into illustration after being selected for the Picture Hooks mentoring scheme. Naomi's work is featured in picture books, editorial illustration and her own line of homeware products.  


  • Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • Dior
  • Matilda Goad
  • Fiona Leahy
  • Riva PR
  • House of Hackney
  • Wealden Literary Festival
  • BT Connect
  • The List
  • Sarah Feather Design
  • ShareAction
  • Innis & Gunn
  • Augustus Hare
  • Pass on a Poem


  • Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 (The Crow's Tale) 
  • Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2015 - Shortlisted (The Crow's Tale)
  • The English Book Prize - Shortlisted (The Crow's Tale)
  • Klaus Flugge Prize - Longlisted (The Crow's Tale)


  • National Gallery of Scotland (Edinburgh)
  • JaggedArt (London)
  • The Painted Kitchen (London)
  • Octagon (Edinburgh)