Category Archives: Grahame Baker Smith

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The Rhythm of the Rain

Grahame Baker Smith has written and illustrated a charming and informative children’s book which describes the movement of water from a hilltop down to the sea – and back, via the water cycle. Here is the water passing through a … Continue reading

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Grahame Baker Smith – and Wisp

Grahame has been working on a picture book called Wisp, written by Zana Fraillon. Set in a refugee camp, it’s a moving story but as you can see from the image above, it’s uplifting too. It’s also given him to … Continue reading

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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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Time to get festive

Grahame Baker Smith‘s panorama pop-up book for Walker Books, The Twelve Days of Christmas is beautifully produced. A very well-crafted and modern take on the traditional and much-loved song.

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New work by Grahame Baker Smith

Grahame is fascinated by the subject of the early development of life on Earth. This is his cutaway of the Cambrian Ocean and more images can be found here, along with some from a very 21st century version of the … Continue reading

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Two Turtle Doves

Grahame Baker Smith’s “Panorama Pop” book about Alice (cleverly put together by Walker Books from the stamp designs) has been a great success and now Grahame’s illustrating The Twelve Days of Christmas for them. It’s classic Grahame material, and very … Continue reading

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Grahame Baker Smith on AOI shortlist

Grahame’s work on a set of ten stamps to commemorate 150 years of Alice has been recognised by the AOI. Thank you to Royal Mail for entering them for this year’s awards. See more of Grahame’s work here.

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Grahame Baker Smith and Oscar Wilde

Grahame’s work is going to form part of an exhibition at the British Academy during Literature Week, 11-17th May 2015. The illustrations above, The Young King and The Happy Prince, were produced for the Folio Society’s edition of The Selfish … Continue reading

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Alice stamps, Royal Mail 2015

Grahame Baker Smith has illustrated a set of ten beautiful stamps to commemorate 150 years since the first publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. In addition to the stamps, you’ll be able to see them reproduced at a larger size … Continue reading

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Grahame Baker Smith and the Kate Greenaway Medal

Grahame won the Kate Greenaway Medal for his book, FArTHER in 2011 and now he’s on the longlist for 2015 with his book, Winter’s Child, written by Angela McAllister. Congratulations to Grahame and to Templar Publishing, the publisher of both … Continue reading

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