Philippa Leathers studied graphic design, illustration, and animation, and currently works as a freelance animator and illustrator. The Black Rabbit is her first picture book, while her animation credits include work on the Charlie and Lola and Peppa Pig TV series. She lives in England with her family, a gray tabby cat named Emmi, and two rabbits named Benji and Kiki, who inspired her to write The Black Rabbit, as where one goes the other follows close behind.
In a sweetly humorous debut, Philippa Leathers captures the
ambivalence that young children sometimes feel about their
--The Wall Street Journal
Debut author-illustrator Leathers' soft, textured watercolors
are never very frightening...which makes this story--one that's
ultimately about friendship--ideal for the littlest kids. Befuddled
animals are always adorable, and Rabbit, with his expressive ears
and large eyes, is no exception.