Inspiring Young Readers
Pauline Baynes posted on 26 Jun 2017
I find it almost impossible to think about C.S. Lewis’s Nania fantasy without the drawings of Pauline Baynes...
Garth Williams posted on 16 Jun 2017
Garth Williams may not be a name that readily springs into your mind when it comes to naming the great children’s book illustrators.
Tomie de Paola posted on 02 Jun 2017
This prolific much loved American illustrator has now illustrated over 250 picture and chapter books ...
Eric Winter posted on 18 May 2017
I’ve never been a big reader of Ladybird books: at the age I might have been reading them I was much more interested in comics.
Jean de Brunhoff. posted on 05 Apr 2017
The name of Jean de Brunhof is synonymous with one fantastic creation – Babar the Elephant.
H.A. and Margret Rey posted on 20 Mar 2017
This husband and wife team are probably best known for their cheeky monkey creation Curious George...
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 ....