Jude Daly lives in Mowbray with her husband, writer and illustrator Niki Daly, and their sons Joe and Leo. Her previous titles for Tafelberg include The Gift of the Sun, written by Dianne Stewart and Die Duif, also written by Dianne Stewart.
Jude received several awards for her work: The Hungry Mind Review selected The Dove as one of its children’s books of distinction in 1994. Gift of the Sun was selected Smithsonian’s notable book in 1996 and as Notable Children’s Trade book (Social science) in 1997, and it won the Katrine Harries Award for Children’s book illustration in 1997.
It was also chosen as one of the South African entries for the IBBY Honour List in 1996. She also won the Katrine Harries Award for The Stone. Other recent titles include To Every Thing There is a Season and The Faraway Island (written by Dianne Hofmeyr).
(Information from childlit.org)