Inspiring Young Readers
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..
John Tenniel (1820 – 1914 ) posted on 22 Sep 2016
I don’t have any statistics to support this but I suspect that editions of Alice In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass...
Jessie Willcox Smith posted on 11 Sep 2016
Born in Philadelphia in 1863, Jessie Willcox Smith personifies what is often known as the ‘Golden Age’ of American illustration.
Charles Keeping posted on 25 Aug 2016
I first became aware of Charles Keeping as an illustrator well before I knew his name.
Douglas Mays : illustrator of the Jennings novels by Anthony Buckeridge posted on 31 Jul 2016
The once very popular series of school-based stories concerning the japes, wheezes and misadventures of a public schoolboy known as Jennings