Alan Lee won the Kate Greenaway Medal for his illustrations to Rosemary Sutcliff's Black Ships Before Troy, which was followed by The Wanderings of Odysseus. He illustrated the Centenary editions of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and later adapted his vision of Middle Earth from page to celluloid in Peter Jackson's film trilogy, winning an Oscar for Conceptual Design in 2004. He lives in Devon.
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