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FMI illustrator Henning Lohlein has a new book out in the series about a gumshoe rabbit! Humphrey Hase, just published by Thienemann in Germany, is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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This weekend sees an illustration special take place at the Royal West Academy in Bristol. While workshops are taking place on Saturday, Sunday has a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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The longlist for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's book Award 2014 was released last week and FMI is very proud to see Elys... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Exciting news from Bee Willey as she will be taking part in the forthcoming 'Once upon A Time' exhibition organised by Colchester and Ipswich Museums.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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We hope 2014 is kicking off to a great start for you as it is for us at FMI. To start the year off in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Wishing you all a merry Christmas from here at Frances Mckay illustration. We are taking a break until the New Year but we will be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Jill Latter shares with us this amazing batch of work she has done for Little Tiger Press. Early last Spring saw the release of my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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FMI illustrator Sarah Brown shares with us her illustrations for an unusual friendship. "These illustrations are a set of samples for a picture book manuscript... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Tom Morgan Jones has the latest news for us on the 'Screaming Sands' book series. The latest book in the 'Screaming Sands' series is now... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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After having to keep this project under wraps for nearly a year, this week FMI's Donough O' Malley finally sees the release of the Top... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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The short list for the Roald Dahl Funny Books Prize 2013 was announced last week, and we here at Frances Mckay Illustration are happy to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Last night saw the amazing climax of the Gromit Unleashed exhibition with the auction of all eighty statues. FMI's Donough O' Malley was there to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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What do dogs eat at the cinema? Pup-corn! Jane Eccles has some new work to share with us, which will have kids laughing (or groaning)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Henning Lohlein shares some sample images from one of his latest German publications. These are samples of a book called "The Conference of the Scary... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Alan Marks provides us with a peek into a new book of his, all about the Prince of poop! To be published in spring next... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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More exciting news here at FMI as our own Sally Symes is up for an award! One of Sally's collaborative books with Nick Sharratt, "A... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Sean Julian sniffs out a little bit of info on one of nature's curious creatures. The Giant Anteater is, let’s face it, the Cyrano De... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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It's not just us humans who are finding this unusually hot weather a tricky one to deal with, but thankfully Jane Eccles' wise friend Smog... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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James de la Rue will soon finish work illustrating a short series of First World War adventures written by Terry Deary, of Horrible Histories fame.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
Henning Lohlein shares with us a very cautionary, if yet fishy, tale! Fish food is written by Andy Mansfield, illustrated by Henning and published by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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FMI's Donough O' Malley recently completed a huge five foot version of the Aardman hero as part of the 'Gromit Unleashed' outdoor exhibition. For ten... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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FMI's Sean Julian took part in a huge doodle-a-thon this weekend in the city of Bristol. "On Sat 22 June as part of the Big... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Very delighted to receive my advance copies of 'World Of Norm 4, May Require Batteries'. Norm continues to battle his way through the minefield that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Elys Dolan's Weasels continue their quest for world domination, and it's started to get them noticed. Very happy to see her great debut book shortlisted... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Poetry, and illustrations, together? Alan Marks gives us his experience on combining these two perfect partners. I’ve learnt a lot about illustration by illustrating poetry.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2013 at Frances McKay Illustration