Lara is currently living and working in Bristol after graduating from Falmouth University in 2013 where she studied illustration. Since then, she has had work shortlisted for the Lowry Children’s Book Award and has written and illustrated Herberto, a picture book published in Portugal, Brazil, Slovenia, France and South Korea.
Most recently Lara has illustrated The King of Christmas, Carol Ann Duffy’s 2016 Christmas poem, published by Picador. She has books for children forthcoming with Templar and Frances Lincoln.
As well as focusing on narrative work, Lara also sells a variety of prints, notebooks and cards. Through Betty & Dupree, her prints are distributed to shops throughout the UK and internationally.