Just back from Bologna Book Fair and Charlie Sutcliffe has produced a lovely series of dinosaurs! Rendering them in gouache paint, these are in a very different style to Charlie's digital artworks.
What an extraordinary day it was yesterday, March 17th 2016, the date of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize - now in its twelfth year and selecting the very, very best in new and emerging talent for children’s writing and illustration. Uniquely, it’s a prize argued over and voted for by the most books-passionate of people; Waterstones’ own experienced booksellers.
To look at one of Maddie Frost’s illustrations is to immediately wonder, “How did she make something so texturally complex look so gorgeously simple and accessible?” Her work is a triumph of composition, of thoughtfulness, of ingenuity.
We are very excited to announce that Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, co-creators of veggie-hero, Supertato have been shortlisted for the best laugh out loud picture book award this year, for the brilliant I need a wee!
Learn the names for baby animals and their parents in this new picture book by the acclaimed Thomas Flintham. Animal Babies is the newest title in an early-concept toddler series from Scholastic.
We caught up with Bright artist Chloe Bonfield, author and illustrator of The Perfect Tree published by Running Press, Perseus Books, and illustrator of many other beautiful books. Here are some interesting insights into what makes Chloe tick and how she came up with those all important ideas…
Watch out for Kristyna Litten's delightful new picture book, Blue & Bertie (Simon & Schuster) which hits the book shelves this month and is already attracting some lovely reviews. Kristyna's tale is about Bertie, a lost giraffe who unexpectedly finds a new friend called Blue, who makes him look at the world with a different perspective and shows him how to embrace differences.