Simon Heath Reid

Illustrator and author

Looking back at...The Beatles

Cognitive Books / Alzheimer's Society

A book designed to help people with dementia and other cognitive difficulties rediscover a love of reading, with a rhyming text that tells the whole Beatles story.

Audio version narrated by Bill Nighy. Learn more about the project and purchase your copy via Cognitive Books.



Checking it twice
Christmas 2020 illustration

Mouse gardener

Folk Tunes & Englishness

University of Oxford / TORCH / The English Folk Dance and Song Society

Artwork for a three-part podcast series in which Dr Alice Little explores English traditional music, its history, and how it is played and passed on today, with input from various musicians, researchers and collectors. Listen here.

The Owl and the Pussycat
Based on the Edward Lear poem

Mary Anning 

Oxford University Museum of Natural History / Mary Anning Rocks

Illustrations for an activity pack used by the Education Department. 

In 2022 the work also featured in a special Mary Anning Rocks display, alongside a maquette of Denise Dutton's design for the new statue of Mary and her dog Tray to be installed in Lyme Regis.

Mary Anning Rocks display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, May 2022

Let's Drink Tea

Print inspired by the sleeve of The Beatles' 1970 album Let It Be, and the countless cups of tea they consumed in January 1969. 

First featured on the back cover of The Teatles Book #4.

Available from my shop.

Sheriff Snake

Squirrel biker


Bookish elves
Three-colour mini risograph print

Tiger pouncing from painting
Two-colour mini risograph print

Claude and the Phantom

Screenshots from a cartoon point-and-click adventure game I made in two weeks, for AdventureJam 2018.

Download it for free here.