Vote 4 Me Illustrator, Cathy Wilcox

Cathy Wilcox is best know for her political cartoons which appear daily in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers. She’s won numerous awards for her work, including the National Museum of Australia Prize for political cartoons and two Walkley Awards.

But did you know Cathy is also a talented picture book illustrator?

Her latest illustrated non fiction book, Vote 4 Me, published by Wild Dog Books and written by Krys Saclier, helps young readers understand Australia’s preferential voting system. It’s a fun and informative book that is a must have for every home, school library and public library. In fact, it’s not only the kids who will learn about preferential voting.

Cathy’s vibrant and personality filled illustrations add a sense of fun the story. Wild Dog Books talks to Cathy about her career as a political cartoonist, how she came to illustrate picture books and about the process of illustrating the fabulous illustrated non fiction book, Vote 4 Me.