Monthly Archives: November 2019

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Jim Kay has now signed many many copies of the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, published last month. Here he is, eagerly getting on with the next book, which is fatter than ever. He just … Continue reading

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The Kate Greenaway Medal 2020

I’m so thrilled that these four books are all nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal for 2020. None of these books were easy projects, all broke new ground, and each one shows a breadth of both draughtsmanship and the ability … Continue reading

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On the Riverbank

The new edition of The Wind in the Willows, illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith, is now published. Grahame’s interpreted this wonderful classic text in his own way and I think this book will delight today’s children as much as earlier … Continue reading

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