Roman Belyaev

Author and illustrator based in Moscow, Russia.

Since 2005, Roman has worked in advertising, specializing in illustration and character design. In 2016, Roman completed an illustration course at the British Higher School of Art & Design. His first nonfiction book was published in Russia and then translated into English, German and French. The English edition was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2019. Roman prefers digital techniques in his projects, but also uses pencils and ink for quick sketches. 

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Picture Books Blogger

North Somerset Teacher Book Award

Библиогид (russian)

1001 Outstanding International Picturebooks in Moscow

Галерея Самокат (russian)

Spiegel (german)


Kate Greenway medal 2019 (nominated)

STEAM book prize 2019 (best information book)

Prix du livre d’architecture pour la jeunesse 2020 (nominated)

Prix Sorcières 2021 (nominated)

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