On Sunday 18th October we had a super noisy, bear themed Storytime Sunday hosted by the fabulous David Litchfield, who’s recently celebrated the release of his beautiful, debut author-illustrated book, The Bear and The Piano (Frances Lincoln).
Everyone's favourite troublemaker is back with a new edition of Just William covers by contemporary illustrators, published by Macmillan.
Phosphor Art’s Pastiche artist Jon Rogers has been working hard on several paintings which star in the new Cadbury Milk Tray advert.
2015 was a record-breaking year in growth and turnover. Last year the numbers were the best since Neilson reports began. The Bookseller Children’s Conference took place on Tuesday 29th September; with Bright opening our first exhibition, ‘Where The Story Began’;
Birmingham illustrator, Joshua Billingham creates twisted characters that pay homage to the New York subway art of the early 80s.
He intensifies his creations by layering unusual combinations of textures and drawing influence from the cartoons of his childhood .
Josh, aka Gent 48, also likes to people-watch. He often makes caricatures of the folk he meets on his travels. After all, real life can be pretty warped too.
Sam Hadley has illustrated the cover artwork for Captain in Calico - the lost novel by George MacDonald Fraser. This was actually the first novel written by the author but it was originally rejected by publishers and put away in a fire-prof safe by the author which was discovered by his children after his death.
Simon Bartram has illustrated the poster and promotional material for Theatre Alibi's new play, Olive & The Dream Train. Simon's surreal interpretation of the brief fits the style and content of the play perfectly and his portrayal of Olive turned out bear an uncanny resemblance to the actor playing the lead part.