|Alma mater||Falmouth College of Arts|
|Notable awards||Waterstones Children's Book Prize|
Rebecca Cobb is a British children's book illustrator. She grew up in Buckinghamshire and Somerset and now lives in Falmouth. Along with writing and illustrating her own books, she has also collaborated with other authors including Julia Donaldson, Richard Curtis and Helen Dunmore.
Cobb graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2004. After graduating, she worked with The Child Bereavement Charity, Continuum Publishing Group, The Guardian, The Independent, Mabecron Books, Marion Boyars Publishers, Waitrose Food Illustrated and You Magazine.
She collaborated with several authors after graduating from Falmouth. Her first solo project, Missing Mummy was published in 2011 by Macmillan Publishers and centers around the theme of child bereavement.
Awards and nominations
- 2013 – Lunchtime won a Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Best Picture Book[circular reference]
- 2014 – The Empty Stocking won a Heart of Hawick Children’s Book Award for Best Picture Book (collaborated with Richard Curtis)
- 2014 – The Paper Dolls was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (collaborated with Julia Donaldson)
- 2019 – Jane Addams Children's Book Award for The Day War Came, written by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Cobb
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- "2019 Award Winners and Honorees". The Jane Addams Peace Association. 14 May 2019. Retrieved 24 July 2019.