Category Archives: Grahame Baker Smith

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Wild is the Wind

The success of Grahame Baker Smith‘s picture book, The Rhythm of the Rain has pleased everyone. There’s now to be another in the series, Wild is the Wind, and it is looking as beautiful as the first book – as … Continue reading

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Bok, the Rock

Here’s the cover of the book written by Neil Armstrong. Who better to tell the story of a rock which started life on the moon over four billion years ago and eventually came to earth? Neil’s text has been adapted … 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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The Wind in the Willows

Grahame Baker Smith has now illustrated this absolute favourite and we’ve put many of the illustrations from it on the website. It won’t be published until the autumn but feast your eyes on these for now. It was quite a … Continue reading

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World Illustration Awards

And more news on Grahame. The Rhythm of the Rain has been shortlisted for a World Illustration Award by the British Association of Illustrators. This is his own charming account of the water cycle and how it affects children across … Continue reading

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Publication of Life!

I am so utterly thrilled by this book, illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith. It covers so much and it is fascinating reading. Published today. Life, The First Four Billion Years, Walker Books.

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Life! The First Four Billion Years

Grahame Baker Smith has a passion for early life on Earth so it’s been an absolute pleasure for him to produce many illustrations for this book, written so beautifully by Martin Jenkins and commissioned by Walker Books. We have released … Continue reading

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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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