Nicola Colton

Nicola Colton

Nicola Colton is an illustrator based in Dublin. Her style is playful and colourful and very much influenced by folktales/folk art, scenes in nature and children’s picture books.

Her website is www.nicolacolton.com.

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

A Dublin Fairytale

Alice in the Middle

  • Download Teaching Guides: Summaries & discussion points for the first 5 Alice & Megan books

Don't Ask Alice

  • Download Activity sheets: The Outfit: activity based on Don't Ask Alice

  • Download Teaching Guides: Summaries & discussion points for the first 5 Alice & Megan books

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Don't Ask Alice

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Alice and Megan are back, and that can only mean one thing: trouble!
Alice decides to try and get her parents back together, but things don't go according to plan...

The third book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.

Alice in the Middle

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Megan can’t wait to go away to Summer Camp with her best friend Alice. But when Alice makes friends with Hazel, Megan begins to feel left out.

The fourth book about Alice and Megan

Alice to the Rescue

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Everyone in first year is really excited about the big prize in the English essay competition - but it causes huge problems for Alice and Megan's friendship.
The seventh book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.

Viva Alice!

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover design or artwork by Nicola Colton

Alice and Megan go to Lanzarote with Grace, for some fun in the sun. But life's never simple when Alice is around, and now she wants to fix Grace’s brother’s love life! Alice's schemes seem crazy, but sometimes she really can sort things out. Maybe Megan just needs to trust her best friend – even if it means helping mean girl, Melissa ...

A Dublin Fairytale

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Fiona who lived in Dublin. But Dublin is full of colourful characters and creatures from the fairytale realm. Often not seen or heard, they reside in some of Dublin’s most famous locations and landmarks!

With beautiful quirky illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Nicola Colton.