Neil Packer’s apples

A spread from the forthcoming book on Taxonomy. Neil Packer. Magic.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – the cover

The cover of the edition illustrated by Jim Kay was released last week at the London Book Fair. Also one or two illustrations to be included in this book, to be published on 8th October 2019 (scroll down).

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Jane Delawney

Jim Burns’ prize-winning painting from Boskone 2019.

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Kate Greenaway Medal

Many thanks to Jeffrey Alan Love for his stunning work on the illustrated Norse Myths, and to Olivia Lomenech Gill for hers on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Both now longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

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The Hero’s Quest

This is going to be a gorgeous book. A scary alphabet for all ages. To be published by Walker and Candlewick later this year.

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Gordon Crabb, stock photography

What a difference a year makes. Gordon photographed these sisters a year ago, dressed as Victorians, and now just recently as 40’s or 50’s children. They look quite miserable here but I gather that there was much bouncing on the beds during the tea break. More of his stock photography here.

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The Easter Empire, by Ian Miller

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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Two of John Harris’s images have appeared in the background of the hapless Stefan’s bedroom. More to come in subsequent programmes, perhaps?

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Life! The First Four Billion Years

Grahame Baker Smith has a passion for early life on Earth so it’s been an absolute pleasure for him to produce many illustrations for this book, written so beautifully by Martin Jenkins and commissioned by Walker Books. We have released just three of the interior illustrations so far.

Congratulations also to Grahame whose book The Rhythm of the Rain has been nominated for the 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal.

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Poetry book covers

Olivia Lomenech Gill has a particular interest in poetry – and I think her covers show that.

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