Maisie Paradise Shearring is an international award-winning children's book author-illustrator living in Hull. In 2015, Maisie received the prestigious Bologna International Illustrators Award in recognition for her graphic novel, Susan's School Days. Her first picture book, The Happy Prince, was nominated for the 2017 Bratislava Biennial of Illustration. Maisie's most recent picture book,The Boy Who Loved Everyone, a story written by Jane Porter and published by Walker Books, won the 2020 Little Rebels Children's Book Award.
Maisie is a co-founder and tutor at Orange Beak Studio