I knew I’d love The Grotlyn. It’s nostalgic — think Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s Happy Families or Burglar Bill, only with an edge, and a thrill of the macabre. Dickensian London is captured so beautifully, it’s already filmic in it’s composition.
Artist Partners are proud and very excited as the latest picture book produced by the world renowned illustrator David Roberts and published by Walker Books and written by Sally Lloyd-Jones has just been published. His Royal Tinyness is a stunning book and has already being reviewed and applauded by one and all - with plenty of co-editions already sold ....
This month marks the publication day of Neal Layton’s second book in the series about schoolboy Tony Spears and his adventures into space. In The Invincible Tony Spears and the Brilliant Blob, our intrepid explorer can’t resist the urge to press that red button in his kitchen cupboard that transports him to the flight deck of the spaceship Invincible.
This stunning cover illustration for Enid Bagnold’s, National Velvet is by the very talented Graham Carter, commissioned by Egmont for their Modern Classic series.
Fresh, new author/illustrator, Daniel Duncan’s debut picture book, SOUTH, was warmly received at the recent book launch with US based children’s publishing house, Abrams — held at The Bright Emporium. The story is calm and gentle, the illustrations full of depth and emotion. Already proving to be a hit, and with fantastic reviews, we thought it might be an idea to ask Dan to join us for a Storytime Sunday. So before the event, which will be on Sunday 2nd July, here’s a little more about the talented Daniel Duncan…
Mark is an approved illustrator for Enid Blyton books and has a new luxury hardback edition coming out - see cover below.
Rohan Eason works on a new edition of Robin Jarvis' classic novel.
Published by Egmont and with a fresh design, Rohan has used his moody pen work to create a cover to entice young readers, he explains, "All previous versions have focused on the evil dogs or the witches themselves. The idea was to create a more dramatic feeling, to represent what the story entails, the magic surrounding the witches and the majesty and power of the book's setting; by the sea in Whitby."