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Millie Marotta - Author

About the Author

Millie Marotta is a hugely popular freelance Illustrator working in her studio by the sea in a little corner of West Wales, UK. She has developed a mild obsession with all things flora and fauna, which, along with intricate pattern and detail, remains an ongoing theme in her work, whether it be for a commission or simply to indulge her own flight of fancy. She works in both traditional and digital media and enjoys working on a diverse range of projects, which include editorial, advertising, merchandising, design for web, textiles and bespoke original works. Her clients range from Virgin Atlantic to Penguin Books.

Featured books by Millie Marotta

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Millie Marotta is a hugely popular illustrator and her idiosyncratic drawings of the world's strange, cute, weird and lovely creatures will draw you in. Millie's Animal Kingdom offers a range of beautiful illustration to personalise and make your own. The artist's intricate style of illustration will get you itching for a pen, whether it's to add to the fine line hatching on the birds, the flowing tendrils of a jellyfish, or the composite of flowers that make up a grizzly bear. The work will inspire you to appreciate the detail of line drawing and its huge potential. You can colour her work or add your own line drawings to make it special to you. Add your own patterns to the lively forest scene, choose your own birds to add to the branches, or make a pattern with your colour choices. Each picture offers scope to improve your artistic skills while giving you a finished picture to show for your endeavours. The images and imaginative scenarios can be completed in colours of your choosing and are guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing. It is a book to be enjoyed by illustrators and designers but also by anyone who wants to enjoy the creative process.

Other books by Millie Marotta

Millie Marotta's Wildlife Wonders favourite illustrations from colouring adventures

Millie Marotta's Wildlife Wonders favourite illustrations from colouring adventures

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2018

A menagerie of exotic beasts from the No.1 bestselling colouring book illustrator Millie Marotta. The ultimate Millie Marotta colouring book brings together her favourite illustrations from all her books: Animal Kingdom, Tropical Wonderland, Wild Savannah, Curious Creatures and Beautiful Birds and Treetop Treasures. Featuring 120 illustrations, the book invites colourists to lend their palette to wondrous wildlife from habitats across the world. Among the wildlife waiting to be brought to life with colour are tropical parrots, African lions, sea anemones and an Arctic whale. With 8.5 million books sold, Millie Marotta is one of the most popular colouring book illustrators in the world. This is an essential edition for all Millie Marotta fans, and for those looking to discover her much-loved illustrations for the first time.

Millie Marotta's Beautiful Birds and Treetop Treasures A colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Beautiful Birds and Treetop Treasures A colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

The new book by the author of the Sunday Times bestseller, Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Enter Millie's wonderful world of treetop treasures and discover the birds nesting and flying high up in the treetops, and the myriad creatures found among the branches. The enchanting illustrations to colour in range from birds such Major Mitchell's cockatoo and rose robins, to the magnolia warbler, silver-eared mesia and whiskered treeswift. As well as the beautiful birds of the world, Millie's intricate designs show the more unusual creatures residing in the treetops, such as the Amazonian milk frog, the sugar glider or the tree-kangaroo. Millie's inimitable style is treasured by thousands around the world and in this new, exciting book there are all sorts of creatures and fauna waiting to be coloured in, from tiny insects to winged beasts and scaled reptiles to buds and blossoms. The world's rainforests, woodlands and thickets are teeming with life and this book guarantees hours of relaxation and colouring fun.

Millie Marotta 2017 Diary featuring illustrations from Wild Savannah

Millie Marotta 2017 Diary featuring illustrations from Wild Savannah

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2016

This week to a view diary features 23 illustrations from Mille Marotta's Wild Savannah to colour in. Each week to view is opposite a blank notes pages so there is plenty of space for planning or doodling. The diary has a ribbon marker and includes national holidays (for UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) plus religious festivals and astronomical details.

Millie Marotta Journal ruled pages with full page illustrations from Wild Savannah

Millie Marotta Journal ruled pages with full page illustrations from Wild Savannah

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2016

A stylish hardback notebook from the bestselling illustrator Millie Marotta, complete with elastic closer. The notebook features 15 full page illustrations of wild animals, birds and insects from Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah for colouring in. This handy narrow-ruled journal is perfect for fans of Millie Marotta's illustrations as well as those looking to relax and get creative with their coloured pencils.

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah Postcard Box 50 beautiful cards for colouring in

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah Postcard Box 50 beautiful cards for colouring in

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 25/08/2016

Part of a new stationery range based on the bestselling colouring book Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah. A keepsake box containing 50 loose postcards of illustrations that feature in the bestselling Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah. Explore the savannah and you will find the crocodile and kangaroo, oryx and ostrich, dazzling zebras and leaping gazelles, all beautifully presented and ready to personalise with a touch of colour. These postcards can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in, or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah Postcard Book 30 beautiful cards for colouring in

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah Postcard Book 30 beautiful cards for colouring in

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 25/08/2016

A compact book containing 30 postcards of illustrations that feature in Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah. Explore the savannah and you will find the crocodile and kangaroo, oryx and ostrich, dazzling zebras and leaping gazelles, all beautifully presented and ready to personalise with a touch of colour. These postcards - that can easily be removed from the book - can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.

Millie Marotta's Curious Creatures a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Curious Creatures a colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2016

The new book by author of the Sunday Times bestseller, Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. In her latest colouring book, Millie brings you her own selection of the most remarkable animals on earth to colour in. A huge wildlife fan since she was a child, Millie has researched curious creatures which are fascinating to look at, have amazing survival skills, intriguing behaviour and courting rituals and are wildlife wonders. Meet the adorable Macaroni Penguins with their yellow crests, the showy King of Saxony Bird of Paradise, the enduring camel, the majestic flying fish to the long-lived walrus and mighty moose. Millie Marotta's Curious Creatures features animals from all over the world, from all kinds of habitat, from the sea to the mountain tops and from Arctic cold to hot deserts. Remarkable birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and invertebrates are all brought to life by Millie's beautiful illustrations. Millie's work has fuelled the rediscovered art of colouring in and her latest book will satisfy her biggest fans, and gain her some more. A wonderful book for the many devotees of colouring in.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom 2017 Calendar

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom 2017 Calendar

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Calendar Release Date: 11/08/2016

This 2017 colouring wall calendar features 12 illustrations from the best-selling Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom for you to love as they are or personalise with colour if you prefer. Enjoy Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom through the year and bring the illustrations to life with pencils or pens. The calendar includes all the holidays in 2017 for the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland and Australia, and can be hung up to be enjoyed for their stunning details, or personalised with colour to fit your living space.

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah Deluxe Edition a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah Deluxe Edition a colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/08/2016

A colouring book to keep and treasure forever. The wonderful illustrations from Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah are reproduced here on the thickest paper yet (180gsm) on one side only, including 14 gatefolds and with five additional prints that can be pulled out of an envelope at the back of the book, ideal for framing. This is an edition for all Millie Marotta fans and those new to her work who want something special to record their creative colouring and drawing or indeed just a beautiful collection of illustrations. The book is linen bound with screenprinted illustrations and foiling that add a new dimension to Millie Marotta's work. It is, quite simply, a beautiful book.

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland Deluxe Edition a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland Deluxe Edition a colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

A colouring book to keep and treasure forever. The wonderful illustrations from Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland are reproduced here on the thickest paper yet (180 gsm) on one side only, including 13 gatefolds and with five additional prints that can be pulled out of an envelope at the back of the book. These prints are ideal for framing. This is an edition for all Millie fans and even those new to her work who want something special to record their creative colouring and drawing or indeed just a beautiful collection of illustrations. The book is linen bound with screenprinted illustrations and foiling that add a new dimension to Millie's work. It is, quite simply, a beautiful book.

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland Postcard Book 30 beautiful cards for colouring in

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland Postcard Book 30 beautiful cards for colouring in

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 21/03/2016

A compact book containing 30 postcards of illustrations that feature in the bestselling Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland. Explore the rainforest and you will find extraordinary flowers, birds, butterflies and reptiles beautifully presented and ready to personalise with a touch of colour. These postcards - that can easily be removed from the book - can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Book of Prints Prints to colour and frame

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Book of Prints Prints to colour and frame

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2016

A book of prints taken from the international bestseller Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom was the publishing sensation of 2015. Her illustrations have taken the world by storm, and her book has sold over 5 million copies. In this Book of Prints, 20 of Millie's favourite prints are provided one sided, on super thick card that are easily detachable. Readers can use pens, pencils, and even paints to decorate them and frame them or keep. But they also work as beautiful standalone works of art just as they are. From octopus to dragonflies, from butterflies to fish, from whales to rhinos, there is something to delight all Millie fans and those new to her art.

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Wild Savannah a colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

The latest book by the author of The Sunday Times Bestseller, Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Millie's new book whisks you away to the swaying grasslands of the savannahs, not only in Africa, but also Asia and Australia. The baobab trees and tall grasses are the backdrop to a world of wonderful creatures. Colour in the crocodile and kangaroo, oryx and ostrich, dazzling zebras and leaping gazelles. A feast of beautiful illustration, invitingly laid out for the reader to colour in or add their own drawing. Millie's work has fuelled the rediscovered art of colouring in and her latest book will satisfy her biggest fans, and gain her some more. A wonderful book for those thousands of devotees of mindful colouring in.

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland Postcard Box 50 beautiful cards for colouring in

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland Postcard Box 50 beautiful cards for colouring in

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 11/02/2016

Part of a new stationery range based on the bestselling colouring book Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland. A keepsake box containing 50 loose postcards of illustrations that feature in the bestselling Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland. Explore the rainforest and you will find extraordinary flowers, birds, butterflies and reptiles beautifully presented and ready to personalise with a touch of colour. These postcards can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in, or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland - journal set 3 notebooks

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland - journal set 3 notebooks

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

Part of a new stationery range based on the bestselling colouring book Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland. Following on from the hugely successful Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland, this three-journal set is a beautiful gift for yourself or a friend. Each journal features an illustration by Millie Marotta with sparkling gold foiling on the cover. The journals each consist of 64 pages, one with plain paper and two with rules for writing. Dotted throughout the pages are also selected motifs from Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland. These are the perfect notebooks for any creative work, school or business notes, diary entries or plain old doodling.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Postcard Book 30 beautiful cards for colouring in

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Postcard Book 30 beautiful cards for colouring in

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 14/01/2016

A compact book containing 30 postcards of illustrations that feature in the bestselling Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Everything from octopus to elephants, stags to swallows, rhinos to rabbits, these postcards can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Deluxe Edition a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Deluxe Edition a colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/09/2015

A colouring book to keep and treasure forever. The wonderful illustrations from Millie Marotta's Animal KIngdom are reproduced here on the thickest paper yet (180 gsm) on one side only, including 13 gatefolds and with five additional prints that can be pulled out of an envelope at the back of the book. One of these prints is completely new. These prints are ideal for framing. This is an edition for all Millie fans and even those new to her work who want something special to record their creative colouring and drawing or indeed just a beautiful collection of illustrations. The book is linen bound with screenprinted illustrations and foiling that add a new dimension to Millie's work. It is, quite simply, a beautiful book.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - journal set 3 notebooks

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - journal set 3 notebooks

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Following on from the hugely successful Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom, this three-journal set is a beautiful gift for yourself or a friend. Each journal features a stunning illustration by Millie Marotta with sparkling gold foiling on the cover. They consist of 64 pages, one journal with plain paper and two with rules for writing, as well as stunning motifs from Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom dotted throughout the pages. These are the perfect notebooks for any creative work, school or business notes, diary entries or plain old doodling.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Postcard Box 50 beautiful cards for colouring in

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Postcard Box 50 beautiful cards for colouring in

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 02/07/2015

A lovely box containing 50 loose postcards of illustrations that feature in the bestselling Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Everything from octopus to elephants, stags to swallows, rhinos to rabbits, these postcards can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland a colouring book adventure

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2015

The new book by the author of the Sunday Times bestseller Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Lose yourself in a riot of colouring in and drawing as you bring the exotic creatures and plants in Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland to life. Millie's intricate style of illustration encourages you to make your own mark, whether it's to add to the fine lines on trees or add a splash of colour to the feathers of a tropical parrot. Explore the rainforest further and you will find extraordinary flowers, birds, butterflies and reptiles, including a rainbow boa with shiny scales crying out for a touch of colour. This book will bring enjoyment to anyone who is looking for a creative outlet or a mindful and relaxing activity.

Millie Marotta's Home Sticker Book over 75 stickers or decals for wall and home decoration

Millie Marotta's Home Sticker Book over 75 stickers or decals for wall and home decoration

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Leading illustrator Millie Marotta has created a great collection of wall decoration stickers that could grace the walls of any home. Beautiful images, in Millie's inimitable style, can be added to walls above the sofa, mantelpiece, shelf, in hallways, on bookcases, stairs, tiles and mirrors. Millie's beautiful line work of flowers, birds, fish and foliage is loved around the world and will add charm to your home without any fuss or work. The stickers are easily removed from the book and stuck on the wall and will not leave a mark on the wall after removal. You can instantly get a sophisticated and consistent look for a room or whole home with these stickable works of art.

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom

Author: Millie Marotta Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Millie Marotta is a hugely popular illustrator and her idiosyncratic drawings of the world's strange, cute, weird and lovely creatures will draw you in. Millie's Animal Kingdom offers a range of beautiful illustration to personalise and make your own. The artist's intricate style of illustration will get you itching for a pen, whether it's to add to the fine line hatching on the birds, the flowing tendrils of a jellyfish, or the composite of flowers that make up a grizzly bear. The work will inspire you to appreciate the detail of line drawing and its huge potential. You can colour her work or add your own line drawings to make it special to you. Add your own patterns to the lively forest scene, choose your own birds to add to the branches, or make a pattern with your colour choices. Each picture offers scope to improve your artistic skills while giving you a finished picture to show for your endeavours. The images and imaginative scenarios can be completed in colours of your choosing and are guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing. It is a book to be enjoyed by illustrators and designers but also by anyone who wants to enjoy the creative process.

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