David Mackintosh

Author, Illustrator and Designer

About David

David Mackintosh is a graphic designer and illustrator whose favourite medium is books, particularly picture books.

Born in Belfast, David grew up in Australia and studied art there, after a short-lived interest in engineering drawing. He has worked in theatre, advertising and television production and for publishers small and large.

As a graphic designer, he has collaborated with some of the most celebrated names in children’s publishing. His illustrations have a playful energy that attest to his love of drawing, and his books champion the challenges and curiosities of childhood.

An Interview with David

Recent Reviews

David's Artwork

Prizes and Awards

Marshall Armstrong
  • Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2011
  • Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011
  • Winner of the Please Touch Museum Illustration Award 2011
  • Winner of the Hampshire Illustrated Book Award 2012
  • Shortlisted for The Sakura Medal 2013
The Frank Show
  • Roald Dahl Funny Prize long list, 2012
Lincoln Green
  • Finalist in the Western Writers of America Spur Awards, 2014

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