Indies are rolling out a raft of innovative schemes to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week (IBW), including competitions and early releases of David McKee's children’s books, while... Read more
David McKee’s now-revered picture book Tusk Tusk was once banned in a number of libraries in the UK, the illustrator said after celebrating winning this... Read more
Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books.
Andersen Press will publish the four original Mr Benn books by David McKee, who recently won the British Book Award for Illustrator of the Year.... Read more
Andersen Press is working with animation studio Factory on a new TV series of David McKee’s Elmer series of picture books. ... Read more
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is creating a musical performance based on the Elmer book, Elmer’s Walk, to celebrate the patchwork elephant’s 30th anniversary.... Read more
Our pictures round-up of this year’s London Book Fair features the UK's bestselling book of the last 25 years, a life-size Elmer the Elephant and... Read more
The illustrator who attended art school merely to avoid getting a job, and whose inimitable patchwork creation came about by conflating his Paul Klee tendencies... Read more
In this week's pictures round-up Klaus Flugge attends the launch of a new Elmer exhibition, while Katy Brand talks all things "Dirty Dancing" and the National... Read more
Writer and illustrator David McKee has been named as this year's Illustrator of the Fair at LBF.