Sophie Blackall

Measles moves fast. We must move faster.

Sophie Blackall is a Brooklyn based Australian artist. She has illustrated over twenty books for children, including the award-winning Ivy + Bean series.

Sophie Blackall Portrait“In some parts of Africa, families don’t name their children until the threat of measles has past,” said Sophie when she launched the exhibit. “That threat disappears entirely when children are vaccinated, and a child can be vaccinated for a single dollar. I was so inspired by the dedication and passion of health workers and families in the Congo, and I hope their illustrated stories will inspire others to get involved. Together we can support their efforts and work to end measles, and let every child have a name.”


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Read Sophie’s own words about the invitation she received that “changed everything”

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Read about illustrator Sophie Blackall, best known for her lovably quirky illustrations in the Ivy and Bean series of chapter books.

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View Sophie’s gallery of work for the Measles & Rubella Initiative including her latest work, Ivy + Bean vs. The Measles

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