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BBC’s ‘Mr Tumble’ reads Lee Wildish’s fantastically illustrated picture book on CBeebies!

Mr Tumble, aka Justin Fletcher; BBC superstar presenter for young children, chooses ‘Charlie’s Superhero Underpants’ – illustrated by our talented Lee Wildish and published by Little Tiger Press; to read out on his CBeebies TV show. Due to the picture books over whelming popularity it has been repeatedly broadcast for well over a month now.  Lee Wildish is also currently the star of Hodder Children’s Publishing picture book list; illustrating the acclaimed title’s ‘Mum and Dad Glue’ and ‘Jacob O'Reilly Wants A Pet’ – and is to be published by Random House in the Autumn too. Watch this space!

Lee Wildish is represented by Bright Agency

Sarah Perkins

Sarah Perkins has illustrated the cover for "Seagulls Laughter" a crime novel set in Iceland by Kristin Marja Baldursdottir. Sarah's atmospheric illustration reflects perfectly this dark story of lust, betrayal and cold blooded murders.

"Seagulls Laughter" is published in June by Pantagruel Forlag, Norway

Sarah is represented by Eastwing

Sean Sims

Sean Sims illustrated this guide to good customer service for the Post Office. Sean’s clever use of decorative detail creates eye catching artworks which not only look good but communicate concepts clearly.

Sean Sims is repesented by New Divisions

Barbara Spoettel

The exclusive Belle View Collection shopping centre in Washington State commissioned Barbara Spoettel to illustrate their resident “It” girl Belle.  As Belle is the epitome of style and all things fashion, Barbara’s chic illustrations were perfect to adorn her blog.

Barbara is represented by New Division

Steve May

Boy Zero Wannabe Hero: The Pertrifying Plot of the Plummeting Pants by Peter Millett and illustrated by Steve May is published by Faber and Faber this month.

Steve's hilarious illustrations are used to great comic effect for the first title in this series and he's already working on the second.

Steve May is represented by Arena

Adam Stower

We are delighted to announce that Bottoms Up! has won the Red House Children's Book Award 2010 Young Readers Category.

Congratulations to the winning team, Adam Stower and Jeanne Willis. This award is judged entirely by children which makes it all the more special.

Adam is represented by Arena

David Whittle works on Revo Energy drink ad

Our man David Whittle has recently jetted off to the hot streets of Egypt to be a lead illustrator on the set of a fabulous new advert for Revo Energy Drink. In collaboration with a film company in Bristol, David joined a group of talented folks to take part in the week long film shoot, which involved stop motion animation on a grand scale by painting terrific murals all over the walls and streets. See the brilliant results here:

and the making of the ad here:

David Whittle is represented by the Organisation

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