Jonny Duddle’s Cover Illustrations for J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Library Books

Bloomsbury have released brand-new hardback editions of J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Library Books with these irresistible new jacket illustrations by Jonny Duddle. Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard are published this month with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them released in March.  (more…)

Behind the Book with Dave Mottram

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Dave Mottram lives in Ohio with his wife, daughter and black lab, Gracie. He drew so much as kid, he would occasionally run out of paper. There were paper bags filled with Dave’s art all over the house. Still drawing after all these years, he now enjoys watching his daughter draw all the time. The circle continues! His latest book, Race Car Dreams published with Running Press Kids in September 2016.

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Alex T. Smith’s Santa Claude

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What can be a better Christmas present than this super-sparkly Christmas mystery adventure, Santa Claude by Alex T. Smith. This is a the ninth book in the best-selling Claude series and our hero handcuffs a burglar when he whooshes down Claude's chimney on Christmas Eve, only to find that it's Santa Claus himself!
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Neal Layton Illustrates Danny McGee Drinks the Sea by Andy Stanton

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Teaming Neal Layton's anarchic illustrations with Andy Stanton's absurd text was always going to be a match made in surreal heaven. The hilarious result is their first picture book together, Danny McGee Drinks the Sea, published by Hodder Children's Books.

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A New Era of Greetings Card Designers – Meet Jon Lau…

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Jon Lau graduated from Art Center College of Design in 2011. Through his intricate paintings, he tells whimsical stories that are inspired by nature, animals, and our interactions with them. He is based in Los Angeles. We spoke with Jon about his inspiration, process and how his personal experiences inform the subject matter of his work. Read on for a glimpse into the creative process of a new Bright artist:

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METALTOWN Cover Illustration by Christopher Gibbs

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Christopher Gibb's atmospheric cover illustration for Kristen Simmons' exciting new book METALTOWN, is published by Tor in the UK this month. Chris' imagery was the perfect choice for this dystopian tale set in a fictional factory city, diseased and ravaged by war, where money and food are in short supply.

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