Hesiod

Mixing pattern and texture with form and perspective,Daniel Mackie creates this energetic book cover. Commissioned by Canadian publisher Talon books, Daniel uses his brushes to noticeable effect, illustrating a challenging title; an adaptation of Hesiod’s "two great works, Theogony and Works and Days, taking into account the poet’s essential meditative insights that paved the way for the subsequent achievements of Greek philosophy".

Daniel Mackie is represented by Illustration

Sophie Kinsella’s I’ve Got your Number Book Jacket

Here is Lucy Truman’s latest cover artwork for Sophie Kinsella’s hugely popular Shopaholic series.  Lucy Truman is one of the UK’s most prolific artists for popular women’s fiction and is currently illustrating Sophie Kinsella’s entire back catalogue.

Lucy Truman is represented by New Division

The Sweetness of Forgetting

Quercus Books recently commissioned Lucy Davey to do this lovely cover for one of their titles The Sweetness of Forgetting and liked it so much that they have just asked her to illustrate the back cover too!
We agree that it's a stunning illustration, typical of Lucy's fresh and evocative style and use of colour.

Lucy Davey is represented by the Artworks

Kristyna Litten: Mr McCool Published

It's not often that you get a brief which asks you to design a bear equivalent of Ray Winstone with the swagger of a chain-smoking cockney for 7 to 9 year olds! Kristyna Litten rose to the challenge and came up with this brilliant wrap-a-round cover for Mr McCool, published by Egmont this month.

Kristyna Litten is represented by Arena

Kate Forrester Barnes & Noble children’s classics

Kate Forrester has illustrated a beautiful set of covers for Barnes and Noble in the States. This is the first in a series of 6 special leather bound children’s classics to be released this year. The series includes Anne of Green Gables, The Wind in the Willows and Grimms Fairy Tales. All are printed directly onto leather with embossed foil finishes, pretty end papers and silver edged pages.

Kate Forrester is represented by the Artworks

Funny history lessons

Del Thorpe has illustrated a brand new series of Tony Robinson history books for Pan Macmillan. They are a delightfully funny look into the weird and wonderful world of some of the most successful civilisations in history - the ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and the British Empire. Del's fantastic drawings are the perfect compliment to the text and really bring it to life with their humour. So prepare to be amazed, shocked and disgusted by this cracking history lesson! And if that wasn't enough, he has also collaborated with Aardman animation on an interactive online game to run along side the series!

Del Thorpe is represented by The Organisation

Just published: Chris Garbutt’s Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder Book Covers

Jo Nesbø's hilariously funny Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder series continues with the recent publication of The End of the World. Maybe and Time-Travel Bath Bomb (Simon and Schuster). The very talented Chris Garbutt's crazy illustrations are perfect for the covers and should have them flying off the book shelves in all good book stores.

Chris Garbutt is represented by Arena

 

Steam Age

This cool image is the work of Hannah Davies for the cover of Amazing and Extraordinary Facts; The Steam Age published by David and Charles. Written by Julian Holland the illustration took Hannah along a slightly different path with her work, she says "This was a fantastic project, very unusual and fun. A chance to delve into something completely different!" The book is out now.

Hannah Davies is represented by Illustration

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