CHRISTINA BALIT (Illustrator / Writer) is a graduate of both the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art. A playwright and Children’s book illustrator she has illustrated over 20 children’s books and has been been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal twice.
Christina’s published books include Michael Morpurgo’s BLODIN THE BEAST, THE LION ILLUSTRATED BIBLE and ZOO IN THE SKY. Her own authored titles include ESCAPE FROM POMPEII and ATLANITS – THE LEGEND OF THE LOST CITY. She has completed four large anthologies for National Geographic – TREASURY OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY, TREASURY OF EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY, TREASURY OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY, TREASURY OF ARABIAN NIGHTS and TREASURY OF MAGICAL TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
Her plays include WOMAN WITH UPTURNED SKIRT about the painter Egon Schiele, produced at the Grace Theatre, London and THE SENTENCE about the Armenian genocide produced at the Old Red Lion Theatre and NEEDLE about the construction of the Bayeux Tapestry which was winner of the Brave New Roles Award and broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
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