Helen Kellock

The Star in the Forest

Helen Kellock graduated in MDes Illustration (Distinction) in 2019.

Helen’s children’s book project ‘The Star in the Forest’ developed during her study was published by Thames and Hudson in September 2019. Helen is currently working on her second picture book with Thames and Hudson, ‘Out to Sea’ currently scheduled for release in September 2020.

You can hear about Helen’s experience of the programme here.


Picture Hook Illustrator of the Year Award 2019 (winner)
The Moniack Mhor Writing for Children Award 2019 (winner)
GSA Chairman’s Medal for Design 2018 (winner)
The Batsford Prize 2018, Children’s Illustration (winner)
The Macmillan Book Prize 2018 (highly commended)
Penguin Random House Student Design Award 2018 (highly commended)
The Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2018 (semifinalist)