Anne-Marie is an American illustrator, writer and stop motion animator living in the beautiful Chiltern Hills north of London. In her long career, she has illustrated picture books, covers and inside illustrations for older fiction and non-fiction books for US and UK publishers and exhibited her paintings in galleries. Her first book, The Tortoise Who Bragged, by Betsy Franco, Stokes Publishing, US, is still close to her heart. As the illustrator and co-author of two wordless books for Books Beyond Words Publishing, London, she is proud of being part of addressing the difficult subject of domestic violence in a wordless book format. Narrative themes highlighting archetypal feminist topics emerging through mythic stories, spirituality and the natural world is at the centre of her work. Her latest ongoing project is a graphic novel with a working title of, Wolf Girl.

Anne-Marie also teaches illustration and animation at Buckinghamshire New University in High Wycombe.

Follow her on Instagram: @annemarieperks_studio