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3rd October 2019

Live Illustration Book Launch in Foyles

The wait for the next Book of Dust installment is finally over! Philip Pullman’s newest novel makes the reader question their understanding of the world they live in, whilst delving deep into the next stage of Lyra’s epic adventure. The cover was illustrated – once again – by the endlessly talented Chris Wormell. Chris has […]

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2nd October 2019

UKLA Longlist for When the Stars Come Out

We are very excited to announce that When the Stars Come Out has been longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2020! Lucy Rose was commissioned by Caterpillar Books to illustrate When the Stars Come Out, written by Nicola Edwards. This was Lucy Rose’s first children’s book project, and it required an extensive amount of highly narrative […]

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27th September 2019

Lucy Davey Brings the ‘Shopaholic’ Series to Life

Lucy Davey has illustrated a plethora of dainty drawings for Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholic series. Richard Ogle at Penguin, briefed Lucy to illustrate bright and playful spot-illustrations that reflect the theme of each book. When completing the project, it was important for Lucy to keep the Becky Bloomwood character recognisable and to maintain a consistent series-style. Lucy […]

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20th September 2019

Rob Ball Brings the Mystical World of Fighting Fantasy to Life

This September, Scholastic released new editions in the cult ‘game-in-a-book’ series, Fighting Fantasy. Rob Ball has been producing artwork for the Fighting Fantasy covers for a number of years, but this the first time he has produced the interior illustrations as well. When we caught up with Rob, he exclaimed his excitement about the project […]

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13th September 2019

The Wonders of Nature

This month we were very excited to see Daniel Long’s intricately illustrated compendium of rocks, minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals, in Ben Hoare’s new book, The Wonders of Nature. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the curious creatures Daniel illustrated for the book…  

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11th September 2019

Dàlia Adillon Reimagines Jane Austen’s Classic Novels

Dàlia was commissioned by Alma Editorial – a Spanish publisher – to work on an illustrated collection of Jane Austen’s classic books Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion and Emma. Alma gave Dàlia creative freedom for her reinvention of these classic books – the only limitation was the colour scheme, Dàlia had to use black, […]

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22nd August 2019

A Sneak-Peak at Kate Forrester’s Design Process

Kate Forrester has indulged us in a behind-the-scenes update on her design process for Andrew Baker’s new book, From Bean to Bar: A Chocolate Lover’s Guide to Britain. From Bean to Bar is a celebration of artisan chocolate-making in Great Britain. It specifically focuses on celebrating people that are producing delicious chocolate from ethically sourced […]

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20th August 2019

Magical Storytelling by Chris Wormell

We are very excited to announce the publication week of The Magic Place – a children’s book written and illustrated by Chris Wormell. Chris has created many stunning illustrations whilst being represented by Artworks, and it is wonderful to see him illustrating his own book. The Magic Place tells the story of Clementine and her […]

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13th August 2019

Fascinating Facts and More Mind-Boggling Illustrations from Hannah Bailey

Hannah Bailey was commissioned by Quarto to illustrate the non-fiction children’s book When We Became Humans, written by Michael Bright. This book is second in a series following When the Whales Walked – which Hannah also illustrated. When she was asked to take on the second book Hanna was thrilled, saying that she loves to […]

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12th August 2019

‘The Runaways’ Book Cover by Lucy Davey

Liam Diane at Scholastic, commissioned Lucy Davey to create an atmospheric, wraparound book cover for The Runaways – a YA novel by bestselling author Holly Webb. The book is set during WWII and features a group of high-spirited, runaway evacuees. Lucy was asked to illustrate the protagonist Molly and her dog silhouetted amongst piles of […]

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2nd August 2019

Mindful Illustrations by Lucy Rose

Using her signature style of soft, textured drawings, Lucy Rose has created a series of beautiful illustrations for Gill Hasson’s book, Mindfulness. She was commissioned by the National Trust for this project and was really excited to work on a project that had such an optimistic subject matter. The initial stages of Lucy’s creative process […]

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19th June 2019

Sarah Gibb Reimagines ‘The Ascent of Rum Doodle’

Sarah Gibb has done it again with her exquisite illustrations, breathing life into the cover of The Ascent of Rum Doodle, by W. E. Bowman. The hilarious classic has been given a makeover by Sarah – in collaboration with Sophie Harris, a book designer from Penguin – exclusively for Hatchards Library. Sarah and Sophie have created […]

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28th May 2019

Laurindo Feliciano’s Trilogy of Margaret Atwood covers

Laurindo was commissioned by Rocco publishers in Brazil to create these covers for ‘The MaddAddam trilogy’. He said ‘The imaginative universe Atwood has created in these dystopian books is very inspiring and rich of strange creatures, atmospheres and nature’.

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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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