Monthly Archives: October 2013

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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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Grahame Baker Smith – and Oscar Wilde

Jeanette Winterson has chosen Grahame’s images for the Folio Society’s edition of Oscar Wilde stories to illustrate her article for The Guardian on why we need fairytales today. More of Grahame’s work here.

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Wilbur Smith and John Harris

Wilbur Smith’s new novel, Vicious Circle, is published this week. His readers might also like to see the original paintings which John Harris produced for his books back in the 1990’s. John’s ability to describe landscape made him the ideal … Continue reading

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Publication of Bugs

Jim Kay has long been interested in the world of insects and has now illustrated Bugs, a spectacular pop-up book by one of his heroes, George McGavin, for Walker Books.

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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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Olivia Lomenech Gill’s processions

I’m delighted to be able to put Olivia’s work on the site. Just look at these processions. Joglars and Troubadors (top), Exile of the Couturiers (centre), and at the bottom Walk This World from the book she illustrated for Michael … Continue reading

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