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7th December 2018

Daniela Terrazzini illustrates the new novel by Ben Miller, The Night I Met Father Christmas

We asked Daniela Terrazzini for a few words about her recent commission to illustrate the new novel by Ben Miller, The Night I Met Father Christmas.  “I was initially sent the text and asked to illustrate how I imagined some of the characters to look …Ben Miller was after something quite specific, but would only […]

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6th December 2018

When the Whales Walked..

Congratulations to Hannah Bailey!! Her stunning book When the Whales Walked has been nominated by the National Science Teacher’s Association (NSTA) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) for the Outstanding Science Trade Books 2019 list! This beautifully illustrated guide published by Quarto explores some of the most exciting and incredible events in evolution, through 13 case studies. […]

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25th October 2018

Lindsey Spinks illustrates the ancient wonders of the world in the new title, Then & Now

Lindsey Spinks was commissioned to illustrate the ancient wonders of the world in the fascinating new title from Lonely Planet Kids, Then & Now. Looking at 12 of history’s most famous civilizations through their palaces, temples and buildings, the illustrations show what the ancient wonders look like today compared to how they looked thousands of years […]

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18th October 2018

Laura Barrett creates an amazing pop-up version of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Snow Queen

Wow! We are so impressed by Laura Barrett’s amazing pop-up version of Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Snow Queen. It is a beautiful book which took a huge amount of skill to create so we asked Laura to tell us how the project came about and her approach to the work. “After creating a self-initiated miniature hand clothbound concertina of […]

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11th October 2018

Dawn Cooper creates a stunning cover for Hilary McKay’s novel, The Skylarks War

Dawn Cooper is well known for her book cover illustrations and has created this beautiful and thoughtful design for the new novel by Hilary McKay, The Skylarks War. We asked Dawn a little about the project. “It was a lovely project to work on.  I tried to capture the book’s themes of friendship and war in the image, whilst […]

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2nd October 2018

James Weston Lewis illustrates The Legend of Tutankhamun

James Weston Lewis was recently commissioned to illustrate The Legend of Tutankhamun, a beautiful book about the famous boy Pharaoh. We asked James a few questions about how he approached the brief and brought the sense of history to life through his illustrations. ‘It was wonderful to be able to draw on such a rich history of […]

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21st August 2018

Rachael Saunders is one of the illustrators invited to contribute to Usborne’s new title, Map Mazes

Rachael Saunders has now had the pleasure of working on three map maze books with Usborne and what a pleasure it has been! Each book contains a variety of exciting mazes, illustrated by a collaboration of talented artists, which are perfect for keeping little ones occupied and to encourage creativity and learning. Titles in the […]

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31st July 2018

Lucy Davey releases her second picture book, Being a Butterfly

We are delighted to share spreads from Lucy Davey’s second picture book, Being a Butterfly. Written by Annabelle Lynch and illustrated by Lucy Davey, Being a Butterfly is the follow up to Being a Bee. The book follows the life cycle of a Holly Blue butterfly and this is the second in a series of four about […]

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10th July 2018

Ocean Emporium, by Susie Brooks and illustrated by Dawn Cooper is out now

    We are thrilled that Dawn Cooper was commissioned by Egmont to illustrate Ocean Emporium by Susie Brooks. Following on from the success of Insect Emporium (Egmont, 2016) Dawn and Susie have teamed up again to create this beautiful guide to the greater part of our planet and some of Earth’s most incredible animals that live […]

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10th May 2018

Rachael Saunders’ wonderful new Illustrated book ‘Go Wild on the River’ is out now!

Rachael Saunders wonderful new book ‘Go Wild on the River’ published by the lovely team at Nosy Crow is out now. ‘Go Wild on the River’ is the second in the series of adventure handbooks for young explorers. This ultimate guide to rivers will teach you all you need to know, from skimming stones and […]

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25th April 2018

Yay! The AOI World Illustration Awards 2018 shortlist has been announced!

Huge congratulations to our two talented Illustrators Josie Shenoy and Dàlia Adillon for being shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards 2018. Both Josie Shenoy and Dalia Adillon’s beautiful Illustrated books have been shortlisted in the Children Books category! We definitely have our fingers crossed for round 2 of the Competition! You can see the full list of […]

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6th February 2018

Josie Shenoy’s wonderful new Illustrated book ‘The Buildings that made London’ from the The National Archives

Josie Shenoy wonderful new Illustrated book ‘The Buildings that made London’ is now availble for Pre-Order. We can’t wait to get a hand on our very own copy! Josie was commissioned by Bloomsbury publishers to bring original architectural drawings from the National Archives to life with her beautiful unique art style. Watch Buckingham Palace transform from […]

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12th December 2017

‘Fairytales’ illustrated by the talented Sarah Gibb is one of the Guardian’s best children’s books of 2017

Hilary Mckay’s ‘Fairytales’ wonderfully Illustrated by the talented Sarah Gibb has been listed as one of the Guardians best Children’s books of 2017! The Guardian wrote ‘Via enthralling framing narratives, deft twists and thought-provoking details, McKay renews classic tales – including The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Rumpelstiltskin – in this sumptuous collection, enriched by Gibb’s evocative […]

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9th October 2017

A teeny tiny library illustrated by Daniela Terrazzini

The cutest library ever to exist! Daniela Terrazzini was commissioned by Laurence King to illustrate a Miniature Library filled with Fairytales and books on birds, butterflies and nursery rhymes, plus blank books for you to complete yourself. You have everything you need to make a library of beautifully illustrated books. The books are simple and fun […]

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4th August 2017

A fabulous line up at the World Illustration Awards 2017!

We were delighted to attend the World Illustration Awards last night which included 2 of our talented artists in the shortlist! Andrew Davidson’s stunning black and white engraving for Tales of The Peculiar commissioned by Penguin Random House was shortlisted for the Professional Books category and Kate Forrester’s incredible mural for Hachette UK was shortlisted […]

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10th July 2017

Philip Pullman’s much anticipated new book illustrated by Chris Wormell!

For months it has been whispered about, then in February it was announced and now it is the count down for the release of Philip Pullman’s new book!!! We are delighted to share Chris Wormell’s stunning front cover for Pullman’s ‘La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One’  On working with Chris Wormell, Philip […]

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26th June 2017

Rachael Saunders’ ‘Go Wild in the Woods’ featured in The Guardian’s Independent Bookshop

It has been wonderful to see Rachael Saunders’ book, ‘Go Wild in the Woods’ featured in The Guardian’s Independent Bookshop Week as one of their ‘Best New Children’s Books’  for summer 2017′! Well done Rachael!

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5th June 2017

Murder Mystery book series illustrated by Rob Ball, published by Nosy Crow

Nosy Crow commissioned Rob Ball to illustrate covers for their murder mystery series written by Fleur Hitchcock. These books are fantastic murder mysteries for 9-12 year olds which keep you guessing right up to the last page. ‘Dear Scarlet’, ‘Saving Sofia’ and ‘Murder in Midwinter’ all feature Rob’s intriguing covers and are now available in […]

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5th June 2017

A Bee-autiful childrens’ book about Bees illustrated by Lucy Davey

We are delighted to share Lucy Davey’s first children’s book which is now out! Being a Bee is a non-fiction picture book all about the honey bee. Written by Jinny Johnson and published by Hachette.

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5th June 2017

Rachael Saunders takes us on a wild woodland adventure in her new book published by Nosy Crow!

Rachael Saunders worked in collaboration with Nosy Crow and The National Trust to create ‘Go Wild in the Woods’ -a pocket-sized survival guide teaching young adventurers the essentials. From what to pack, how to build a shelter, craft your own tools, cook food over a campfire… and even how to get drinking water from wee! […]

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