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30th April 2019

David Fickling Books 2019 Showcase with Chris Wormell

Lucy Scherer and Chris Wormell attended David Fickling Books 2019 Showcase last night. It was a fun filled evening with the authors speaking about their upcoming titles and sharing snippets of what’s to come. Chris spoke about his first chapter book, ‘The Magic Place’, which will be published by DFB in September 2019. Here are […]

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15th April 2019

Laura Barrett has been commissioned by Little Brown to create a cover for Clare Mackintosh’s collection A Cotswold Family Life.

Laura Barrett was commissioned by Little Brown to create a cover for Clare Mackintosh’s new book, A Cotswold Family Life. Laura very much enjoyed working on this commission, “It was a joy to work on this and a place that’s close to my heart as I’ve spent a lot of time there since childhood.” We love […]

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28th March 2019

Laura Barrett works with Owl Bookshop in Kentish Town on this wonderful window display

Laura Barrett was commissioned by Vintage Books to illustrate the cover for Lucy Mangan’s memoir of childhood reading Bookworm and was delighted when the publisher chose to keep the hardback cover design for the paperback release. To celebrate the publication of the paperback, Vintage asked her to collaborate with Owl Bookshop in Kentish Town to create a […]

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19th March 2019

Sarah McMenemy creates Zoe and the Time Rabbit for the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children’s Fund

In 2018 the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children’s Fund commissioned Sarah McMenemy to create Zoe and the Time Rabbit. This very special book was produced to help support the children of armed forces servicemen and women while their parents are away serving overseas. Typically, there are around 56,000 servicemen and women from the UK away at […]

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8th March 2019

Lucy Rose Cartwright illustrates her first ever children’s book When the Stars Come Out

How exciting that Lucy Rose Cartwright has illustrated her first ever children’s book When the Stars Come Out. This beautiful title takes you on a journey exploring the magical realm that is our universe at night. It discovers how different habitats come alive when the sun sets and lets you meet the animals that live within them. It also […]

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8th February 2019

Laurindo Feliciano creates a beautiful book cover for Silver Shoals

Laurindo Feliciano has created these beautiful digital illustrations for the book cover of Silver Shoals by Charles Rangeley-Wilson.  Silver Shoals is a detailed journey throughout the British Isles tracing the histories, living and past, of our most iconic fish – cod, carp, eels, salmon and herring. Commissioned book by Penguin Books and published under the […]

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8th February 2019

Rachael Saunders illustrates her debut picture book, Boom! Bang! Royal Meringue!

How exciting that Rachael Saunders has illustrated her debut picture book, Boom! Bang! Royal Meringue!  Authored by Sally Doran this vivid picture book is about a princess who is almost perfect until she has to learn to share the best cake ever! The lessons and magic of the story are brought to life through Rachael’s humorous […]

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31st January 2019

Josie Shenoy illustrates the cover for A Year of Scottish Poems

Josie Shenoy was recently asked to illustrate the cover for this inspiring anthology of the best of Scottish poetry to enjoy all year round! A Year of Scottish Poems is a glorious collection of powerful, thoughtful and uplifting poems compiled by Gaby Morgan. Reflecting the changing seasons, landscape and history of Scotland and her people […]

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31st January 2019

Dàlia Adillon has been selected for the prestigious 3×3 Magazine Annual

We are delighted Dàlia Adillon has been selected for the prestigious 3×3 Magazine Annual. Her cover design for the Worlds Apart, Fabian Review and her book cover for Pride and Prejudice, Alma Editorial were both included in the Winners & Honourable Mentions category. Published in the United States, 3×3 is the first publication devoted entirely to the art of contemporary […]

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18th January 2019

Mary Woodin illustrates Ten-Step Drawing: Flowers for Quarto

Mary Woodin was commissioned by Quarto to illustrate this beautiful guide to drawing flowers from around the world. Featuring illustrated tutorials for drawing 75 irresistible flowers from exotic wildflowers to aquatic flora, garden posies and beautiful succulents every image is fun and easy to replicate in ten simple steps using just a pen and paper. […]

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2nd January 2019

Rachael Saunders latest children’s book, Mix and Match: Farm Animals is published by Walker Books

Mix and Match: Farm Animals, published by Walker Books, is the newest addition to the Baby Walker range and is perfect for little ones who love animals. Both stylish and interactive this book within a book introduces children to farm animals and their noises and the mix-and-match game makes learning fun. Rachael Saunders has previously worked with Walker […]

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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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29th November 2018

Penguin Random House commissions Laura Barrett to illustrate the cover for the darkly enchanting novel, The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

Laura Barrett was thrilled to be commissioned by Ebury Publishing (Penguin Random House) to illustrate the cover for the darkly enchanting novel, The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale, set in a Victorian toyshop. We asked her a little about the project. “Working with designer and art director Clare Stacey at Head Design, we tried to capture […]

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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

Aurelia Lange is commissioned by Quadrille to create the artwork for Where to Drink Wine by Chris Losh

The Artworks illustrator Aurelia Lange was recently commissioned by Quadrille to create the cover and interior artwork for Where to Drink Wine by Chris Losh. Aurelia really enjoyed working on the project and exploring with colour combinations to create a strong sense of identity. Initially, she started with creating colour palettes that she felt reflected the […]

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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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27th September 2018

The Artworks welcomes London based illustrator Amy Grimes!

We are thrilled to welcome the very talented Amy Grimes to The Artworks team. Amy’s bright and bold illustrations are inspired by nature and often feature botanical motifs and leafy landscapes. Amy’s work is mainly created digitally, using a variety of hand-painted textures, which are scanned and assembled in Photoshop into digital collages. Amy graduated from Camberwell […]

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