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Designer & illustrator David Mackintosh… 

I design books and other objects, but mostly I enjoy making things and getting them printed. I write and illustrate my own picture books, and illustrate other people's texts too. If you'd like to work with me, or find out more about what I do, drop me a line


This Just In…

Watch the short musical trailer to my NEW picture book LUCKY.


Here are some upcoming book events I'll be at:

May 3rd, 11:30am : McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan, New York. 

May 10th, 11:00am : Book Court in Brooklyn, New York.

May 24th, 3:45pm : CBI Conference in Dublin, Ireland. 

July 21st, 8:00pm : Macbeth Centre, Hammersmith, London.

October 29th, 10:00am : Storystock Festival 2014, Bush House, London

October 29th, 2:30pm : Tales on Moon Lane Bookshop, London.

October 29th, 6:00pm : Panel Discussion with Oliver Jeffers and Rob Biddulph, London.