Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Alexis Deacon talks about Jim’s Lion

Alexis is one of the nominees for the Kate Greenaway Medal this year, for the illustrations for the book by Russell Hoban, Jim’s Lion. I’d love him to win. Here he is, talking about it. He also has advice for … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

I strongly recommend that you watch the first episode of the new BBC drama tonight (17th May 2015). This is a seven-part serialisation of the book by Susannah Clarke and it promises to be a classic. Jim Kay produced some … Continue reading

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Olivia and Jim for Bratislava

Many congratulations to Olivia Lomenech Gill and Jim Kay as well as to the other thirteen British children’s book illustrators nominated for the 2015 Bratislava Biennale. Piet Grobler has highlighted them in The Guardian. The image above is by Olivia, … Continue reading

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An original from Mass

We’ve put some new John Harris originals for sale on the website – and some not so new. This one was produced in the 1970’s in the collection of work for MASS. We thought they were really different then – … Continue reading

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The Bonniest Companie

Olivia Lomenech Gill has illustrated the cover of a book of poetry by Kathleen Jamie for Picador. Living and working on the Scottish borders, this subject matter and the mood came very naturally to her.

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