Tagged: illustrators

Credit where it's due

If you look at the children’s book sales charts, you will notice something about the ones at the top: many of them are highly illustrated.... Read more

Shanghai book fair launches young illustrator competition

The Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) is launching a competition for illustrators aged between 18 and 39.   The competition is now open... Read more

Nosy Crow launches illustrator salons

Children’s publisher Nosy Crow will from September host a number of evening events dedicated to illustration.   The first Nosy Crow Illustrator Salon will feature... Read more

Davies signs 10-book deal with Graffeg

Author Nicola Davies has signed a deal to write 10 children’s books, including picture books and rhyming stories, for independent Welsh publisher Graffeg. The first... Read more

Trade praise for Carnegie and Greenaway winners

The trade has praised CILIP’s Carnegie and Kate Greenaway award winners, claiming the choice will bring a welcome focus to historical and non-fiction children’s stories.... Read more

Illustration festival to launch in Loughborough

Illustrators and writers including Korky Paul, Tommy Donbavand, Steve Beckett and Steven Butler will take part in a new festival dedicated to children’s illustrated books,... Read more

Chris Riddell crowned children’s laureate

Author and illustrator Chris Riddell has been revealed as the new children’s laureate. Riddell was crowned at a ceremony at BAFTA headquarters in London today... Read more

Nielsen calls for debate over crediting illustrators

The trade has welcomed a debate over the lack of recognition for illustrators, but Nielsen — the global measurement company that supplies the charts to... Read more

Q&A with Pat Hutchins

Q&A with Pat Hutchins, author of Where, Oh Where, is Rosie’s Chick? (7th May, Hodder Children’s Books) a sequel to the 1968 Rosie’s Walk.  ... Read more

Maisie Shearring “over the moon” at Bologna

Maisie Shearring, the young British illustrator who picked a $30,000 award at the Bologna Book Fair, has shared some of her work with The... Read more

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