About Banana Bear Books
Banana Bear Books is the portfolio of Anna Lubecka. I am a London based graphic designer and illustrator, offering children’s focused graphic design, art direction and book packaging services, and everything from initial concepts, ideas and pencil sketches to fully set up, print-ready files.
With over 10 years experience in children’s book publishing industry, I have experience working on many different children’s books formats including: picture books, preschool, novelty, non-fiction, fiction, licensed brands, educational, gift, packaging, activity, toys and more!
Anna studied illustration, fine art, photography, media and graphic design, graduating with BA(Hons) in Illustration at the University of Arts London. She began her career as a designer in children’s book publishing, designing across a wide variety of publishing lists, formats and age groups.
Hachette Children’s Group (Hodder, Orchard, Pat-a-Cake, Wren & Rook), Pavilion Children’s Books, HarperCollins Children’s Books, Red Shed, Egmont/Farshore, Nosy Crow, Little Tiger Group, Caterpillar Books, QED Publishing, Quarto Kids, Words&Pictures, SPCK, Igloo Books, Carlton Books, Dorling Kindersley, Marshall Editions, Small World Creations, AZ Books & Toys.