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Jim Kay’s illustrations are well received

Since publication three weeks ago, the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets has topped the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List and also been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award. Many congratulations to Jim. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

It’s 3rd October 2016, and the edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, illustrated by Jim Kay,will be published tomorrow. We’re hoping that Jim will be interviewed on The One Show on BBC1 tonight. You can also see … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Jim Kay has illustrated the fabulous new large-format edition to be published by Bloomsbury on 4th October 2016 (Scholastic in the US). Each book represents a phenomenal amount of work, and more and more of Jim’s energy for showing his … Continue reading

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Neil Packer joins us

I’m thrilled to say that I’m now going to be working as Neil Packer’s agent and have begun to add his work to the website. Check back in again soon, to see more illustration work, originals for sale and hopefully … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The new edition illustrated by Jim Kay won’t be published until 4th October 2016 but we’re already allowed to show one or two images. This one of Fawkes is quite sensational – and it’s also in The Guardian today. We … Continue reading

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Olivia Lomenech Gill’s work for Faber

Olivia produced the cover illustration and some beautiful etchings to be used as backgrounds for initial capital letters in the new book by Francesca Simon, The Monstrous Child.

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Jim Kay and the Nibbies

Congratulations to Jim Kay and to the team at Bloomsbury Children’s Books on the illustrated Harry Potter and the Philsopher’s Stone being shortlisted for “Book of the Year”.

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Jim Kay on the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Gaby Wood has written a thoughtful and informative piece for The Telegraph on Jim’s work for the first Harry Potter book which gives an insight into his life while working on this exciting but demanding commission. Published in The Telegraph … Continue reading

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Harry Potter – Special Edition

Bloomsbury have plans to publish a special edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, illustrated by Jim Kay. Here is Jim, with Val Brathwaite (art director) and Isabel Ford (editor) admiring the print of Diagon Alley which is to … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Bloomsbury have today revealed the cover of the first illustrated Harry Potter book which will be published in the UK in October 2015. Jim Kay has produced over a hundred illustrations for it – and is now about to start … Continue reading

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