As part of the Cultural Olympiad, Discover Children's Story Centre have teamed up with digital publisher WingedChariot to create 'StoryCloud', a web application for children from 5-8 years old. Discover commissioned twelve brand new stories and poems from some of the UK's leading children's authors and 12 top-flight illustrators were asked to create interactive illustrations in response to each story.
was delighted to be commissioned to illustrate The Talent Show
by poet, author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen.
StoryCloud is a free nationwide digital project reaching children in their homes, schools and libraries throughout the twelve weeks of London 2012 Festival and beyond. Children will be able to listen and read along with the author telling the story and then play with the illustrations to discover hidden secrets and surprises. Each story will have tasks to encourage children to create their own stories and drawings in response to the twelve stories.
) will be launched on Monday 18 June by Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson, opening with The Talent Show.