Booktrust recently introduced its new writer in residence, Polly Dunbar. Polly has written and illustrated many much loved picture books including Dog Blue, Flyaway Katie and Penguin. She is also the illustrator of My Dad's a Birdman and The boy who climbed into the Moon, both written by David Almond. Penguin won the Nestle Silver Award 2007, Booktrust Early Years Award 2007, the Red House Award 2008 and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. For more information from Booktrust about her, see the Writers in Residence blog and resources. For information from elsewhere, see Walker Books, Wikipedia and the Guardian Gallery. To see our own library holdings click here (books written and / or illustrated by Polly Dunbar, covers below).