Deborah Hinde lives with her partner in the small village of Wharepapa South in rural Waikato. She has illustrated more than 70 titles, both fiction and non-fiction with around 40 of these as picture books. Deborah works from her garden studio where the landscape and wildlife provide a continuous source of inspiration.
She writes, illustrates and publishes her own stories under the imprint PictureBook Publishing and welcomes wholesale queries via email.
2018 Storylines Notable Book Awards for illustrations The Spaghetti Giraffe by Sarah Johnson (Flat Bed Press)
2016 Storylines Notable Book Awards The Bold Ship Phenomenal by Sarah Johnson (Flat Bed Press)
2015 Winner CLNZ Educational Publishing Awards Teachers’ Choice Award, Best Resource in Te Reo Maori for Matariki – Te Reo Singalong; The Writing Bug Ltd.
2014 Finalist NZ Māori Language Awards for Te Reo Singalong, The Writing Bug Ltd.
2013 Winner NZ Maori Language Awards for Te Reo Singalong; The Writing Bug Ltd.
2012 Finalist NZ Maori Language Awards for Te Reo Singalong; The Writing Bug Ltd.