Leigh Hedstrom, also known as Flee, is a Sydney based freelance illustrator with an education in Fine Arts.
She lives in an 'arty' household with husband Ben Hedstrom (art teacher, painter and recent Archibald Prize finalist) and their five year old son, James.
With over ten years of experience illustrating for educational and children’s media, Leigh specialises in the creation of appealing characters for print, web, animation and advertising.
Marty's Nut-Free Party marks Leigh's first venture into hardcover picture books. She is also the illustrator of When I See Grandma,Emily Eases her Wheezes and Ruby Wishfingers.