Timothy Ide lives and works as a freelance illustrator in Adelaide, South Australia. He has illustrated children’s books such as A Country Christmas by Max Fatchen; the 'Ripper and Dipper' series of novels including Redbeard’s Kingdom by Anthony Holcroft; The Adventures of Addam by David Luckett; Nose Trouble by Jean Chapman, and the Fantastica: Shapeshifter series by Fiona McIntosh. Some of his illustrations were selected for Harper Collin’s Realms of Tolkien project.
Timothy also illustrated Tom the Outback Mailman and King of the Outback: The Story of Sidney Kidman, by Kristin Weidenbach.
- A Country Christmas with Max Fatchen (Omnibus Books, 1990)
- Redbeard's Kingdom with Anthony Holcroft (Omnibus Boooks, 1991)
- Nose Trouble with Jean Chapman (Omnibus Books, 1994)
- The Adventures of Addam with Dave Luckett (Omnibus Books, 1995)
- Saxten's Secret with Fiona McIntosh (Omnibus Books, 2007)
- Severo's Intent with Fiona McIntosh (Omnibus Books, 2007)
- Tom the Outback Mailman with Kristin Weidenbach (Lothian Children's Books, 2012) Winner, 2013 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
- King of the Outback: The Story of Sidney Kidman with Kristin Weidenbach (Midnight Sun, 2017)