(Early cover art concept for Jimmy Finnigan by Tom Knight, published by Templar)
Tom Knight is one of life’s true creatives, both artistically and musically — when he’s not drawing he will be playing an instrument of some sort. His background is in graphic design, which gave him a great understanding of form and layout — something that is much harder than it looks.
Tom’s new book, Jimmy Finnigan’s Wild Wood Band, published by Templar is quite simply brilliant: small time village, lots of rules, no fun at all… until Jimmy finds a motley crew (Not thatMotley Crew) But a group of unlikely looking musicians who are about to help him shake things up!
Three of our most established illustrators recently worked with Penguin Random House/Vintage Classics on some illustrations for a series of yellowbacks to celebrate WH Smith’s 225th Anniversary.
We love this beautiful cover illustration by Carrie May for ‘The Little Café of Second Chances’. Carrie was commissioned by the design team at Piatkus to create this elegant artwork for J.D. Barrett’s heartwarming story. Carrie has once again worked with an array of textures and a gorgeous colour palette to create a stand out cover.
Uncle Gobb And The Green Heads is the second uproarious adventure from the comic pairing of Michael Rosen’s words and Neal Layton’s illustrations, published by Bloomsbury. This time we see Malcolm and the peculiar and rather annoying Uncle Gobb go to America, each with a cunning plan...
Clare Elsom has teamed up with no other than Olympic Champion track cyclist Sir Chris Hoy. Sir Chris has collaborated with the award winning author Joanna Nadine in creating a magical series of children’s fiction about the adventures of Flying Fergus - a boy who dreams about being the best boy cyclist in the world.