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I am an author and illustrator living and working by the sea in Dublin.

I've always enjoyed the interplay between words and images. At my fine art graduate show, I explored this through the medium of cake decoration!

Some favourite things - really old silent films, monster music, an endless supply of mint chocolate, trees in the wind, dogs in the snow, birds just being birds, and the Skelligs!

'Where Are You, Puffling?', my debut in picture book illustration, is retold by Erika McGann from a story by my uncle Sean.
It's published by O'Brien Press, also in Irish as 'Cá Bhfuil Puifín Beag?'.
A special edition was published for World Book Day 2020, becoming a bestseller!

I have three new titles coming in 2021. The first of which is 'Finn's First Song - A Whaley Big Adventure' which I have both written and illustrated. Finn, a baby humpback whale, gets lost on his first migration, but learns a lot along the way. Published by O'Brien Press.

I'm a member of:

Children's Books Ireland (CBI)
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

You can email me : hello@gerrydalyart.ie

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Gerry Daly portrait