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.
Gary Blythe's wonderful artworks from The Moon Dragons (written by Dyan Sheldon), published by Andersen Books are being exhibited in print form at the exhibition "Here Be Dragons" which is a new and exciting exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath commencing on 22 July 2017.
For months it has been whispered about, then in February it was announced and now it is the count down for the release of Philip Pullman’s new book!!! We are delighted to share Chris Wormell’s stunning front cover for Pullman’s ‘La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One’
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.
We just love Euan Cook’s cover illustrations for Gabrielle Kent’s fantasy series, Alfie Bloom - published this month by Scholastic.
Euan’s eye-catching images and lettering beautifully reflect the spell-binding adventure stories about eleven year-old Alfie whose dull and lonely life is transformed after discovering that he has inherited a castle full of wonders and an ancient magic hidden inside him. However, dangerous forces are after his powerful magic and it’s up to him, his family and his friends to keep the magic safe.
We're excited to reveal an advanced look at Yehrin Tong’s design for one of the latest Virago Modern Classic titles, due to be published in January 2018 to coincide with the imprint’s 40th Anniversary. The wonderful Yehrin created this beautiful pattern, featuring on the cover of the upcoming title ‘Writers As Readers: A Celebration of Virago Modern Classics’, which will be available from the start of next year in the form of a lovely gift hardback.
Frances McKay Illustration are delighted that one of our newest illustrators Vanya Nastanlieva has signed a contract for a new picture book for Houghton Miffin Harcourt Publishing Group in the USA after a successful a meeting in Bologna in April with Dinah Stevenson of Clarion Books a division of HMHCO.
Elys Dolan’s first illustrated young fiction title has just been published by Oxford University Press, Knighthood for Beginners, the first title in a new three book contract for Elys. And it has been receiving some great reviews . She is currently out on a publicity tour for this new title.
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.