Aleksei Bitskoff was commissioned by Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford, East London, to create concept work and large scale illustrations for wall vinyls for their magical Story World zone. The space is at the very heart of the centre and is designed to inspire children’s curiosity and imagination as they are encouraged to create their own stories, read, draw and play.
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Following the festivity of World Book Day earlier this month, it was timely to go behind the scenes of the magical new picture book The World Book Day Monster written by Adam & Charlotte Guillain. The book, from Egmont, is a celebration of stories, capturing all the excitement and imagination the day inspires as one young reader tries to find someone to share the magic of her favourite book with.
Raquel Marín has built a career out of her passion for typography. Not only does she have a master’s degree in the subject, she is the author of a graphic design book ‘Ortotypography for Designers’ published in 2013 by Gustavo Gili (Barcelona), she founded a small firm, Lalolagrafica, specialising in editorial design and typography and, did we mention, she is currently writing a PhD thesis on the subject too?
In 2018 the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children’s Fund commissioned Sarah McMenemy to create Zoe and the Time Rabbit.
How exciting that Lucy Rose Cartwright has illustrated her first ever children’s book When the Stars Come Out.