By the creator of The Truth About Old People, a Children's Book of the Week in the Telegraph and Empathy Lab Read for Empathy Book 2020. A funny and adorable celebration of family that reveals what babies are REALLY like. From the winner of the Macmillan Prize for Illustration 2017, The Truth About Babies is a new baby book with a difference. Are babies really beautiful, sweet-smelling, adorable little angels? Or is the truth a LOT messier? A warm and very funny picture book story with joyous and characterful artwork from the hugely talented Elina Ellis, that perfectly captures the joyous chaos that comes with a new baby.
Elina Ellis loves drawing pictures and imagining stories. Originally from Ukraine, she currently lives and works near Cambridge, where she graduated with an MA in Children's Books Illustration. Elina draws both digitally and using traditional media, creating her own books and illustrating for others. In 2017 she won the Macmillan Prize for Illustration for The Truth About Old People.