Tom Gauld was born in 1976 and grew up in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He is a cartoonist and illustrator and his work is regularly published in the The Guardian, The New Yorker and New Scientist. He has created a number of comic books. He lives in London with his family.



First (with Simone Lia), Cabanon Press, 2001.
Guardians of the Kingdom, Cabanon Press, 2001.
Second (with Simone Lia), Cabanon Press, 2002.
Three Very Small Comics vol. 1, Cabanon Press, 2002.
Both (with Simone Lia) Bloomsbury, 2003.
Three Very Small Comics vol. 2, Cabanon Press, 2004.
Robots, Monsters etc., Cabanon Press, 2005.
Three Very Small Comics vol. 3, Cabanon Press, 2005.
The Hairy Monster: a guide, Cabanon Press, 2006.
Hunter and Painter, Buenaventura Press, 2007.
The Wise Robot Will Answer Your Question Now, Kabinett, 2008.
The Gigantic Robot, Buenaventura Press, 2009.
12 Postcards, Self Published, 2010.
Goliath, D&Q, 2012 (other editions here).
You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack, D&Q, 2013 (other editions here).
Endless Journey, The Laurence Sterne Trust, 2015.
Mooncop, D&Q, 2016 (other editions here).
Baking with Kafka, D&Q/Canongate, 2017 (other editions here).
The Snooty Bookshop, D&Q/Canongate, 2018.
Department of Mind-blowing Theories, D&Q/Canongate, 2020.
(for publications in other languages see here)

Regular Comic strips:

Move to the City, Timeout London, 2002-2003.
The Writer at Work, The Guardian, 2003.
Hunter and Painter, The Guardian, 2004.
Gardening, The Guardian, 2006.
Weekly cartoon for The Guardian, 2005-Present.
Weekly cartoon for New Scientist Magazine, 2015-Present

Tom started small-press publishing venture Cabanon Press with Simone Lia while studying at the Royal College of Art in 2001. They set up www.cabanonpress.com and published a number of books including First, Second, Three Very Small Comics and Fluffy