Julie Hodgson lives in Lingwood, Norfolk, having recently moved there from Luton, Bedfordshire with her husband and their two Labrador dogs.
She began her career studying fine art and then took teacher training. She worked within the early years sector as a nursery school teacher and then deputy head teacher before taking early retirement in 2001.
Her current projects include story telling in local schools, private commissions, line illustrations for the educational market and writing and illustrating storybooks of her own. As well as writing and illustrating one book for Brilliant Publications, she has also illustrated two others.
She is never happier than when she has a pencil or paintbrush to hand!