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Kate Greenaway shortlist

Where My Wellies Take Me, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill has now been chosen for the shortlist for the Greenaway Medal. This is a much deserved position to be in given the quality of the work and the dedication Olivia … Continue reading

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Bugs and Stars

These two wonderful books, both full of facts for children, have been nominated for the UK School Library Association awards. Congratulations to Jim Kay for Bugs, and for Neal Layton for The Story of Stars. If there are any of … Continue reading

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FArTHER is OIB Choice

This very special book by Grahame Baker Smith has been chosen by the USBBY as being one of the outstanding international books of 2014. The term “international book” is used to describe a book published or distributed in the United … Continue reading

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Kate Greenaway nomination

Many congratulations to Olivia Lomenech Gill for her nomination for the Kate Greenaway Medal for her first book. Today’s announcement of her place on the longlist is great news and a just reward for all those damp days and nights … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Alan Love

At Illuxcon 2013 I was particularly struck by the work of a very talented young artist, Jeffrey Alan Love. He’s been working mostly in the US until now, and has just won an award from the Society of Illustrators but … Continue reading

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Olivia on the shortlist

Where My Wellies Take Me, the book by Michael and Clare Morpurgo so wonderfully put together and illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill, has been shortlisted for the Children’s Trade Book Prize section of the British Book Design and Production Awards. … Continue reading

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Publication of Winter’s Child

This enchanting book by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith, was published on 1st October 2013. The intense detail of Grahame’s work makes this book a delight. His own book, FArTHER, won the Kate Greenaway Medal – and Winter’s … Continue reading

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Grahame Baker Smith

I’m delighted to have added to our website Grahame’s illustration portfolio and film interview. His consistent and award-winning work for Templar and the Folio Society will continue, we hope, but he would also like to work on book covers and … Continue reading

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A Monster Calls, now a German award

Congratulations to Jim Kay and Patrick Ness. A Monster Calls has now won the Preis der Jugendjury, The Children’s Jury Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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The Red House Children’s Book Award

Nine hundred people, most of whom were children in their book groups, gathered in the Queen Elizabeth Hall yesterday for a very entertaining ceremony for the Red House Children’s Book Award. All the nominated authors were asked various questions and … Continue reading

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