This month marks the publication day of Neal Layton’s second book in the series about schoolboy Tony Spears and his adventures into space. In The Invincible Tony Spears and the Brilliant Blob, our intrepid explorer can’t resist the urge to press that red button in his kitchen cupboard that transports him to the flight deck of the spaceship Invincible.
This stunning cover illustration for Enid Bagnold’s, National Velvet is by the very talented Graham Carter, commissioned by Egmont for their Modern Classic series.
Fresh, new author/illustrator, Daniel Duncan’s debut picture book, SOUTH, was warmly received at the recent book launch with US based children’s publishing house, Abrams — held at The Bright Emporium. The story is calm and gentle, the illustrations full of depth and emotion. Already proving to be a hit, and with fantastic reviews, we thought it might be an idea to ask Dan to join us for a Storytime Sunday. So before the event, which will be on Sunday 2nd July, here’s a little more about the talented Daniel Duncan…
Mark is an approved illustrator for Enid Blyton books and has a new luxury hardback edition coming out - see cover below.
Rohan Eason works on a new edition of Robin Jarvis' classic novel.
Published by Egmont and with a fresh design, Rohan has used his moody pen work to create a cover to entice young readers, he explains, "All previous versions have focused on the evil dogs or the witches themselves. The idea was to create a more dramatic feeling, to represent what the story entails, the magic surrounding the witches and the majesty and power of the book's setting; by the sea in Whitby."
Bloomsbury’s 20th Anniversary Editions of Harry Potter and Philosophers Stone are published on 26th June, beautifully illustrated by Levi Pinfold.
Have you heard about Alan, and his BIG SCARY TEETH?!
We are so proud of Bright artist, Jarvis — this years winner of the coveted V&A Illustration award.
The Boy Fitz Hammond , one of NB Illustration’s top character illustrators is currently working with ABRSM on one of their music practice apps. ABRSM is the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music and this the 3rd app BFH has contributed to. The current app is yet be released but we feature work from from the Violin Practice app and other work.