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.
Great News! Paul Young has once again been shortlisted for the most coveted of prizes for the David Gemmell Ravenheart Award, he has been nominated for his splendid cover artwork for the book entitled:
Wrath the fourth title in the series The Faithful and the Fallen - series of covers that he has worked on for the brilliant author John Gwynne.
Published by Pan Macmillan and Art Director : James Annal ..
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.
Mark Beech has teamed up with acclaimed publisher Nosy Crow and The British Museum to create the hilarious Maurice the Museum Mouse’s book Amazing of Facts and Jokes. An assortment of facts and jokes from ‘rollicking Romans’ to amusing Aztecs - all things about the ancient that will make you and your friends laugh your heads off!
Artist Partners have recently recruited the very talented Sarah Perkins, who originally studied illustration at Chelsea School of Art and Central St Martins. Sarah has already an established career in illustrating book covers, in the mass market, and also the literary fiction genres, including some brilliant classics.
Garry Parsons has teamed up with the wonderful Peter Bently once again for ‘The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit'. Published by Hachette Children’s Books, this hilarious sequel to the ‘Tooth Fairy’s Christmas’ is jam packed with Garry’s wonderful artworks, which are brimming with humour. Listed as one of the 20 best selling illustrators of 2016, this year promises to be another great success for Garry.
(Early cover art concept for Jimmy Finnigan by Tom Knight, published by Templar)