Inspiring Young Readers
Chris Van Allsburg posted on 24 Feb 2017
I have to admit that I came to Van Allsburg’s illustrations and children’s books quite late.
Mabel Lucie Attwell posted on 03 Feb 2017
Mabel Lucie Attwell (1879 – 1964 ) has a drawing style that has made her one of the most instantly recognisable children’s book illustrators
Ezra Jack Keats posted on 08 Jan 2017
Although Ezra Jack Keats is now acknowledged as one of the most important. children’s book illustrators of the twentieth century,...
Harmsen Van Der Beek (a.k.a Beek) posted on 30 Dec 2016
I know that Enid Blyton’s Noddy stories divide opinion ....
Lisbeth Zwerger posted on 13 Dec 2016
Lisbeth Zwerger trained in Vienna in the 1970s and is now widely regarded as one of the finest contemporary illustrators.
Warwick Goble posted on 28 Nov 2016
A couple of years ago I bought a first edition copy of Folk Tales of Bengal illustrated by Warwick Goble as a birthday present ....
Peggy Fortnum posted on 23 Nov 2016
The reputation of Peggy Fortnum as an artist and children’s book illustrator will inevitably rest upon her drawings of Paddington Bear.
John Burningham posted on 06 Nov 2016
This prolific illustrator has been around in book illustration for a very long time and is still producing beautiful books,
Randolph Caldecott posted on 04 Nov 2016
Randolph Caldecott Born in 1846, Randolph Caldecott is often thought of as the quintessential Victorian children’s book illustrator ...
David Smee and the Earthsea book jackets posted on 16 Oct 2016
When you are a confronted with the task of producing book jacket illustrations for one of the great fantasy classic series of the 20th century..