Leigh Hedstrom, is an Australian illustrator based on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with over 15 years of experience across a wide range of media for numerous clients - specialising in the creation of appealing characters for print, product and screen.

After working for ten years as a commercial illustrator Leigh made her foray into children’s picture books in 2012 and has since illustrated over a dozen titles with publishers Wombat Books, Little Steps, Macmillan, Pearson and Oxford University Press.

Leigh is currently employed full time as an in-house illustrator at Firefly Education in Buderim.