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The wish of many illustrators is to work in children’s books. Our historic success in this area speaks for itself.

Evolution, flexibility and awareness of the changing world of publishing have helped us to maintain our stronghold in this area over many years, and have given the opportunity for many artists to join this wonderful side of illustration.

Our clients have included, in no particular order…

Egmont, Hachette, Templar, Nosy Crow, Penguin Random House, Transworld, Pan Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Simon and Schuster, Hodder, Quercus, Little Brown, Frances Lincoln, Faber & Faber, Orchard, Wren and Rook, Laurence King, Andersen Press, Puffin, Hodder, Lonely Planet, Rowohlt Verlag GmbH, David Fickling Publishing

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“The Artworks has the most beautiful portfolio around, with a wonderfully well-curated selection of truly talented artists. Their taste is unfailingly excellent and I am thrilled to be working with so many of their fantastic illustrators — they are a joy to work with! “

Katherine Halligan, Head of Non-Fiction Nosy Crow

Children’s book project spotlight

Chris Wormell illustrates the mind-bending world of Northern Lights

Chris Wormell has created a series of jaw-dropping scenes for the illustrated version of Northern Lights by Philip Pullman. Using his signature etching style and glowing colours, Chris invites children and adults alike to immerse themselves in the beguiling world of His Dark Materials.

Children’s book project spotlight

Amy Grimes illustrates When Plants Took Over the Planet; The Amazing Story of Plant Evolution.

Amy Grimes has illustrated When Plant’s Took Over the Planet by Dr Chris Thorogood, part of the Incredible Evolution series. With a bold use of colour and an injection of fun, Amy has brought back plants from throughout history to life.

Children’s book project spotlight

I Really Want… ! Lucia Gaggiotti illustrates relatable series

Lucia Gaggiotti has tapped into our childhood nerve, with her work for the I Really Want series. Her exaggerated shapes and colours have created fun and engaging stories about the needs and wants of growing up.

Children’s book project spotlight

Daniela Terrazzini illustrates Where Snow Angels Go; Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book.

Daniela Terrazzini has illustrated acclaimed novelist Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book, Where Snow Angels Go; Daniela’s dreamy illustrations are perfectly partnered with the modern fairytale’s exploration of the fragility of life and the places we find strength.

If you would like to see your brand bought to life by true craftsmanship then you have come to the right place.