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Waterstones Piccadilly Christmas event

Jim Kay will be signing books at a special celebratory Christmas evening at Piccadilly Waterstones in London at 7.00 on 7th December alongside other bestselling writers and artists. The illustrated editions of the Harry Potter books have been seen on bestseller lists … Continue reading

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A Child’s Christmas in Wales

I hope all our readers have a Christmas as jolly as this. This painting and many others by Paul Cox will be part of the Chris Beetles Illustrators Exhibition which opens this weekend, 2nd December.

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A ‘Magic’ talk at the British Library

Jim Kay and Olivia Lomenech Gill will be speaking about their work for the Harry Potter books at the British Library on 17th November at 7.00. This is to coincide with the exhibition ‘A History of Magic’ currently on show … Continue reading

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Jim Burns 2018 calendar

Jim Burns’ calendars are always a treat. If you’d like to order one for yourself just email him at: jim_burns@blueyonder.co.uk

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World Fantasy Award

Jeffrey Alan Love has won the 2017 award for “Best Artist”. And of course he is! Many congratulations to him.

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Fantastic Beasts – on BBC Countryfile

Olivia Lomenech Gill was interviewed by the BBC programme Countryfile for the “Autumn Special”. Her she is, talking about her work in general but also about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Start at 13.18 minutes.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

I understand that J K Rowling quickly assembled the book we know as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as a generous way of raising funds for Comic Relief. It was initially a relatively modest book but with the addition … Continue reading

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Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose

We had a call a few months ago from the manager of Ben Drew (Plan B) to say that Ben had noticed John’s painting, Quiet Night, and would like to talk about it. Some really interesting conversations resulted from that, … Continue reading

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Norse Myths publication

This magnificent book illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love will be published on 1st November in the UK and it’s already attracted mountains of interest in the US. Here’s a review in Publishers Weekly, and another in Kirkus Review. Jeff has given … Continue reading

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