Adam Stower has illustrated the fantastic cover for Gareth P Jones' The Considine Curse (Bloomsbury) which has just won this year's Blue Peter Book Awards.
Adam Stower has also been long listed for The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2012 for his picture book, Silly Doggy! (Templar) and Neal Layton has also been long listed for his illustrations for John Hegley's picture book Stanley Stick (Hodder).
Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2012 shortlist includes Claude In The City (Hodder), by Alex T Smith, selected for the Fiction 5-12 category. Alex’s charming story is about the adventures of a little dog called Claude and his friend, Sir Bobblysock. All winners will be announced on 28th March at the award ceremony at Waterstones’ flagship store in Piccadilly – we can’t wait!
Alex T Smith is represented by Arena
Orange recently commissioned Ben Scruton to illustrate their employee guidelines. Ben's brief was to "make people smile when they land on each page, at the same time as clearly communicating what the content on that page is about." Ben's playful characters did the job perfectly.
Ben Scruton is represented by Meiklejohn
Liberty, the World famous luxury lifestyle and fashion store in London, have commissioned Richard Johnson to design and create a stunning bespoke mural for the launch of their new children's department in March 2012. Richard has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to hand paint the area, and with his usual fabulous attention to detail and magical imagination, he has really created something special. So get down there and be transported to a world of wonder... even if you haven't got kids! It's a treat to see.
Richard Johnson is represented by The Organisation
Born into a family of inspiring creative artists with father Patrick Tilley designer, illustrator and writer and French Mother Janine Tilley a wonderful couturier it was inevitable that Sophie Tilley would follow suit. Sophie started her working career as an in house writer for IPC Magazines and then graduated to Fashion and Beauty Editor.
As a freelancer Sophie went on to design a sportswear range for Wembley Stadium
and also designed and co-wrote two books for Hamlyn Reed Publications.
Her passion and expertise for hand- made crafts led her to design and develop a range of products, Soft toys, character dolls and decorative stationery items all with her wonderful continental style and her work has been sold in the UK and Europe. Her illustration work has also led to a highly successful series of books ‘ Princess Evie’s Magic Ponies “ Published by Simon & Schuster.
Sophie is currently in the process of developing her own line of stationery and craft items including a wonderful new line of wooden dolls which she is also offering in kit form.
For more details here is the link for the dolls,
Sophie Tilley is represented by Artist Partners
The app for the fantastic book ‘Tales for Great Grand Children’ illustrated by our very own Daniela Terrazzini is out now! ‘Drawing on the folklore and mythology of India and Nepal and inspired by author John Jackson’s travels in those countries, ’Tales for Great Grandchildren’ is an enchanting collection of 13 illustrated short stories aimed at children aged 7-12 years old. A father, grandfather and great-grandfather himself, author John Jackson has created an enchanting world of flying turtles, truculent tigers and talking lotus flowers that will enthrall readers.’ The app sees Daniela’s beautiful illustrations brought to life with snoring giants, rippling water and a full on stampede! http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/tales-for-great-grandchildren/id493018725?mt=8
Daniela Terrazzini is represented by The Artworks