She studied graphic design in the Camberwell School of Art in London. She worked as art director in the musical label Jive Records. Afterwards she started working as a freelance illustrator and writer of children's books.
Her work most widely held in WorldCat libraries is The Very Ugly Bug, a children's picture book.
- The Very Ugly Bug (London: Little Tiger Press, 2004)
- My Big Brother, Boris (Scholastic, 2004)
- Bored Bill (Little Tiger, 2015)
- Penguins (London: Gullane Children's Books, 2008)
- The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf (Little Tiger, 2008); US title, The Three Horrid Little Pigs (Tiger Tales, 2008)
- Tom Gates series
Novels written and illustrated by Pichon, published by Scholastic Books.
|Title||Book release Date||Pages|
|1||The Brilliant World Of Tom Gates||4 April 2011||239|
|2||Excellent Excuses (and Other Good Stuff)||1 September 2011||340|
|3||Everythings' Amazing (Sort Of)||1 March 2012||404|
|4||Genius Ideas (Mostly)||6 September 2012||307|
|5||Best Book Day Ever (So Far)||7 March 2013||96|
|6||Tom Gates Is Absolutely Fantastic (At Some Things)||4 April 2013||249|
|7||Extra Special Treats (Not)||17 October 2013||219|
|8||(A Tiny Bit) Lucky||8 May 2014||253|
|9||Yes! No. (Maybe)||7 May 2015||257|
|10||Top Of The Class (Nearly)||8 October 2015||221|
|11||Super Good Skills (Almost)||5 May 2016||235|
|12||DogZombies Rule (For Now)||6 October 2016|
- As illustrator only (selected)
- Twilight Rhymes Moonlight Verse, compiled by Mary Joslin (Oxford: Lion Children's Books, 1997)
- Spinderella, written by Julia Donaldson (Egmont UK, 2002)
- Beautiful Bananas, Elizabeth Laird (Oxford, 2003)
- The Three Billy Goats Fluff, Rachael Mortimer (Hodder Children's Books, 2010)
- Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf, Rachael Mortimer (Hodder, 2012)
Twilight Rhymes Moonlight Verse (1997), poetry compiled by Mary Joslin and illustrated by Pichon, won the 1999 National Parenting Publications Award.
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates (2011), first in Pichon's series of self-illustrated novels, won a 2011 Roald Dahl Funny Prize (7–14 years), a 2012 Red House Children's Book Award (younger readers), and a 2012 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize (ages 5–12). The fourth volume Tom Gates: Genius Ideas (mostly) won a 2013 Blue Peter Book Award (best story).