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Peter Strain “Naughty or Nice” / Light House Cinema

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year for festive commissions! The latest project we’re delighted to share is a collaboration between montage maestro Peter Strain and the innovative Light House Cinema in Dublin.

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The Official A Game of Thrones Colouring Book



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Packed full with forty-five exquisite black-and-white illustrations from five world-renowned illustrators, The Official A Game of Thrones Colouring Book is the perfect Christmas gift for fans of George R.R Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire.

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 Artist Spotlight – Joel Millerchip

 

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Joel Millerchip is an illustrator that translates briefs into visual stories of curly-haired characters, fantastic beasts, and distorted scenes. He draws influence from talking to real people, his own warped memories, and mythology. Joel is also a founding member of illustrators collective Brothers Of The Stripe.

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Artist Spotlight: Guy McKinley


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Since 2003 Guy Mckinley has been consistently producing character heavy, offbeat, colourful illustrations. A Japanese influence is clearly visible in a lot of his work and so pattern, colour and detailing run strongly throughout. McKinley’s work is infused with his love of old comic and storybook art from his youth.

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Alex T Smith: Claude: Lights! Camera! Action!


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Alex T Smith's seventh book in his bestselling Claude series, Lights! Camera! Action! is Waterstones Children's Book of the Month! Claude discovers a film set on the other side of the fence! When the two lead actors are injured, Claude and Sir Bobblysock are asked to take their places. Can they become movie stars with just the simple addition of a wig? Of course they can!

 

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Chris Garbutt: It’s a Groovy World, Alfredo! – Debut Picturebook

 

Chris Garbutt's long-awaited debut picture book, It's a Groovy World, Alfredo! written by Sean Taylor, is published by Walker on 4th June.

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Poor Alfredo is a frog who just can't dance. No matter how hard his best friend Marty (a smooth talking fly) tries to teach him all the fancy dance moves - all he ever does is Jump! Jump! Jump! It's just not cool!  Or… is it?

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Chris' use of rich colours with subtle washes, combined with his simple yet expressive characters gives this heart-warming story a really unique feel. Here's a preview of his gorgeous illustrations.

Chris Garbutt is represented by Arena Illustration

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