Tom Gauld is a cartoonist and illustrator. Since 2005 he has had a regular column in The Guardian and has been creating a weekly cartoon for the New Scientist since 2014. Tom has published four books with Drawn & Quarterly; two graphic novels ‘Mooncop’ and ‘Goliath’ plus two compendium’s of his comics. In 2018, Tom’s collection of comics ‘Baking with Kafka’ won an Eisner award for Best Humor Publication. Tom has worked on campaigns for the Alzheimer’s Society, packaging for Diet Coke, created permanent installations at Bart’s Hospital and the identity of Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre, the site of a Stone Age Settlement. His artwork has appeared on nine covers for The New Yorker and he has worked on editorial and publishing commissions for clients such as Eye magazine, The Economist, Wired, The New York Times, Penguin, Canongate Books and Random House. Other clients include The Royal Mail, Apple, Hitachi, Google, Fedrigoni, EMI, Knight Frank, BDO Stoy Hayward and British Gas. In 2021 Tom’s first book for children ‘The Little Wooden and the Log Princess’ will be published by Holiday House in the US and Templar Books in the UK, with translations in ten languages.