Celebrate the UEFA EUROS 2021 with this pitch perfect new addition to the Football School series: TERRIFIC TEAMS! Walker Books have taken this fun, engaging footy filled series from strength to strength, with Alex and Ben's in-depth insights into the beautiful game brought to comedic life by Spike Gerrell's hilarious line drawings.
Find out the stories behind the most legendary clubs in football history, such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and Liverpool. Explore how these teams have overcome failure and tragedy to win leagues, lift trophies and enter the record books. Discover fascinating facts about more unknown clubs, including the German team with skull and crossbones logo and the most eco-friendly club in the world? It’s non-stop fun and facts from start to finish with oodles of funny illustrations from Spike at every turn.
London based illustrator and fanatical football fan Spike enjoys nothing more than translating complex subjects into easy to digest visual snippets using humour and his quick turnaround times mean he is always in high demand for fiction commissions.
David Litchfield has appeared on the Indie Book Awards 2021 Shortlist not just once, but twice, taking two of the six coveted spots on the list.
Steve May has illustrated a new book for middle grade readers, set in the rambunctious world of Vikings.
It's a dream project for an illustrator when asked to create illustrations for a joke book and in this case, they picked wonderful super-skilled character creator Emily Fox to adorn the pages of TV personality, politician, and master of funny Gyles Brandreth's hilarious new (bad) joke book.
Phosphor's Christopher Nielsen was commissioned to create some images for Pixar’s Instagram feed with characters from The Incredibles, Monsters Inc., Wall-E, Up, Coco and Finding Nemo having fun in the sun with the theme “Any weather is better with you”.
Chris enjoyed the challenge of illustrating existing (and rather famous!) characters, as opposed to designing characters for picture books himself, as he is more used to doing.