Inspiring Young Readers
Raymond Briggs posted on 05 Aug 2018
Several years ago we were delighted to see Raymond Briggs make a rare appearance to talk about his books in Cheltenham.
The Illustrative Art of N.C.Wyeth posted on 08 Jun 2018
Not too long ago I was flicking, in a sort of half-hearted way, through a pile of old annuals from the 40s and 50s.......
Inga Moore posted on 27 May 2018
There is something very romantic and pleasingly nostalgic about book illustrations by Inga Moore....
Antony Maitland posted on 08 Apr 2018
I was recently reorganising books on the new shelves we’ve had built and I was pulling together our collection of historical adventures
Albert Uderzo : the man who drew Asterix posted on 03 Mar 2018
Born in France in 1927, Uderzo’s parents were originally from Italy...
Michael Hague posted on 17 Jan 2018
Michael Hague is a prolific and highly renowned American illustrator and writer of children’s books
Eric Carle posted on 05 Dec 2017
One of my dreams is to visit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA and to see some of this artist’s paintings
Robert Sabuda posted on 01 Nov 2017
Book illustrator or paper engineer? Who cares? Robert Sabuda is king of pop-up books ...
Walter Trier posted on 22 Oct 2017
Those who have heard of Walter Trier will probably know him pretty much exclusively as the man who illustrated Erich Kästner’s Emil books.
Sue Heap posted on 17 Sep 2017
I don’t have many claims to fame but perhaps one I do have is that this illustrator was in my class at a secondary convent school ...