Monthly Archives: March 2017

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The Rhythm of the Rain

Grahame Baker Smith has cleverly told the story of the rain cycle in a picture book. In this scene, the animals are parched but now relieved to see the return of the rain in their valley.

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Jim Kay shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal

Many congratulations to Jim Kay, shortlisted for the illustrations in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, published by Bloomsbury. This is such a well-deserved honour. The book itself is by no means new but Jim’s ability to visualise a new … Continue reading

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Phantoms of Fear

We have some of Ian Miller’s exquisite original drawings for sale from the Fighting Fantasy book “Phantoms of Fear”. They are substantial in size and they’re real classics of that amazing series.

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Fantastic Beasts at the LBF

Watch out if you’re going to the London Book Fair this week. Olivia Lomenech Gill’s work for Fantastic Beasts has been displayed on the Bloomsbury stand. Here is the Chimaera and the Occamy. The book will be published in November.

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The Building of FTL1

A classic painting revisited, by John Harris.

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