I knew I’d love The Grotlyn. It’s nostalgic — think Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s Happy Families or Burglar Bill, only with an edge, and a thrill of the macabre. Dickensian London is captured so beautifully, it’s already filmic in it’s composition.
Artist Partners are proud and very excited as the latest picture book produced by the world renowned illustrator David Roberts and published by Walker Books and written by Sally Lloyd-Jones has just been published. His Royal Tinyness is a stunning book and has already being reviewed and applauded by one and all - with plenty of co-editions already sold ....
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.
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.
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.
Frances Castle’s full colour illustrations are a joy to behold in this fun non-fiction book with a twist. Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago, published by Wide Eyed Editions, tests your knowledge of history by spotting 20 mistakes in every detailed scene.
(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!
Miguel Ordonez represented by Artist Partners is used to developing some fantastic characters for his editorial and children's book commissions. Miguel designed this wonderful image for the Artist Partners postcard campaign for use at the Bologna Book Fair which is happening at the beginning of April. (more…)