Timothy Ide is an Adelaide based illustrator. He is best known locally for his work as a sketch artist for the TV News, capturing some of South Australia’s most notorious cases over the last thirty years.

Timothy has also illustrated a number of children’s books, one of which, Tom the Outback Mailman written by Kristin Weidenbach and published by Hachette in 2012 won the Eve Pownall CBCA award in 2013. His most recent children’s books are King of the Outback, the Story of Sidney Kidman (2017), also by Kristin Weidenbach and Born to Fly (2019) by Beverley McWilliams, both published by MidnightSun Publishing. Medieval Monsters and Other Creatures is his first book as both author and illustrator.

When he is not illustrating, Timothy enjoys miniatures wargaming, role-playing games, and armoured medieval fighting with the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Published Titles

Medieval Monsters and Other Creatures, MidnightSun Publishing, 2023

Born to Fly, MidnightSun Publishing, 2019

Written by Beverley McWilliams

The Lanternist, MidnightSun Publishing, 2021

King of the Outback, MidnightSun Publishing, 2016

Written by Kristin Weidenbach

Tom the Outback Mailman, Lothian Children's Books, 2012

Written by Kristin Weidenbach