Behind the Book: With Marta Kissi illustrator of Mo Farah’s picture book ‘Ready Steady Mo!’

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Marta D?ugo??cka —  known as Marta Kissi to her art fans and followers has just illustrated a book which marks an incredible time in UK sporting history — released to coincide with the 2016 Rio Olympics, and with the main focus being about a gold medal winning athlete, who won gold in the 10,000 metre track race, despite taking a tumble…

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Miguel Ordonez

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Miguel Ordonez is an extremely talented and sought after artist, receiving a lot of attention at the moment; with a best selling book "Dada" under his belt written by Jimmy Fallon and another picture book in progress with Hachette UK Publishing - you can see why when you see his unique style, his vibrant palette and characters!
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Hell Hath No Fury… Like a Hungry Dragon! Behind the Book with Jorge Martin

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I’m Hungry is Jorge Martin’s debut author/illustrated picture book being released on July 7th and published by Penguin. It’s a heart-warming and comical tale of a naughty little dragon who mistakes her jungle friends for dinner until Mummy dragon swoops in to save the day!

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Alex T. Smith’s Claude TV & New Picture Book: Claude All at Sea

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This month we're celebrating all things CLAUDE!

We're very excited to announce that Alex T. Smith's Claude will be adapted into an animated series by BAFTA-winning Belfast-based animation studio, Sixteen South, for Disney Junior EMEA. The new series has just gone into production and is due to air in 2017 - there will be 52 episodes for boys and girls aged 4 to 6 and Sixteen South are keen to evoke the unique visual style of Alex's original pictures.

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Behind the Book: Ben Mantle’s ‘Dinostars’

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On What Inspired the Story

Like many kids who grew up in the 80’s I loved my children’s TV.

Shows like Thundercats, He-man, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles were personal favourites.My background is in animation, so I naturally lean towards projects that have a more filmic quality to them and so I decided I would create my own version.

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Meet “Mamasaurus” with Stephan Lomp

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At Bright we’re always eager to take a peek behind the creative curtain of our artists’ lives. We had the opportunity to chat with über talented Stephan Lomp following the March publication of his author/illustrated Mamasaurus (Chronicle Books). Read on to learn more about the development that went into Mamasaurus, and what Stephan has in store for this beloved dino family!

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