Alice Wood is an artist, illustrator/author of children's books, and toymaker. She grew up in the countryside near Wimborne in Dorset before moving to London to study BA Illustration at Camberwell School of Art, followed by an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art.

She had two picture books published by Little Tiger Press. Other illustration clients include HarperCollins, World Wide Fund for Nature, Channel 4, the Greater London Authority, Friends of the Earth, Shine UK, and she worked as the short story illustrator for Horse + Pony magazine for several years. She has also designed books for Thames & Hudson, Edition Hansjorg Mayer, the Folio Society and Bodleian Library Publishing.

Her work has been exhibited internationally.

As a toymaker Alice runs The Little Toy Dog Company. She is a Crafts Council registered maker, a member of the Heritage Craft Association, and in 2016 was selected to be a member of the British Toy Makers Guild.

For many years she worked as an assistant in the studios of artist the late Tom Phillips RA and sculptor Cathie Pilkington RA. She is currently enjoying working with her friends Helen Stephens, Katie Chappell and Tania Willis at The Good Ship Illustration offering online illustration courses.

She lives with her family and pets (Marilyn and Lenny the budgies and Franki the Shetland Sheepdog) in London in an old house which doesn't have nearly enough bookshelves.