Monthly Archives: March 2016

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John Harris show in Ithaca

The Eye Gallery in Ithaca (NY) has an exhibition of John Harris‘s sketches which opens tomorrow (31st March 2016). The gallery has only been open for a few months but has been very successful and has shown a fantastic mix … Continue reading

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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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Paul Cox and the Mary Rose

Paul Cox was commissioned by “Britain Magazine” to illustrate the Mary Rose shown in all its splendour at the time of its launch. Henry VIII was standing by, of course. We won’t go into what happened next.

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Bugs, bugs, bugs . . .

One of Jim Kay’s major passions is the study of insects. When Walker Books proposed that he worked on a novelty book on that subject, which would be written by George McGavin, it was the perfect project. The result was … Continue reading

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