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Rachel Boulton Jill Latter Festive jollity to everyone from Jane and her cat, Celeste. Jane Eccles Have a jolly Festive Season, and a fabulous happy... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Frances McKay Illustration
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I’ve recently trotted over the bridge of illustration to feed on the grass of young fiction. And to celebrate I thought I’d pass on some... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Frances McKay Illustration
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http://beewilley.tumblr.com/ Recipes from the Princesses' Pantry, for young and older Princesses . Quite a small format - one of those books you could easily have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Spirit bears or Kermode bears are a variant on the North American black bear, they live in Canada, near to the Great Bear Rainforest. A... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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I’m incredibly chuffed that Weasels has been chosen by School Library Journal in the US as one of their Best Books of 2014. It’s astonishing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Top hats off to Usborne Publishing for their beautiful new edition of A Christmas Carol. This is the second time I’ve worked with them on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Archie Greene and the Magician’s Secret is a children’s novel, written by me D.D. Everest, and beautifully illustrated by James de la Rue. (The book... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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As you might be able to tell I was very happy to get my copy of my new book - Macbeth. I've been working on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Congratulations to Henning Löhlein: "Fish Food" (designed by Andy Mansfield / illustrated by Henning Löhlein, published by Templar) has won the Sheffield Baby Book Award... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Bee Willey’s illustration for Macbeth opens our celebration of all things All Hallows’ Eve. Check out my Pumpkin fairy and others, part of a growing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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I am busily making things for a pre-Christmas sale as part of a small group of local artists and craftspeople in our market town in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Ever wondered how Donough O' Malley draws Jonathan Meres' 'The World of Norm'? Well now is your chance to find out over at the Guardian... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Most illustrators have been using digital techniques for years of course, and whilst I frequently scan artwork and send digital files, it hadn’t really occurred... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Bee Willey is launching her new book project done in collaboration with a Clown Doctor friend called Dr. Fillie Fidget. Dr. Fidget writes and performs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Henning Löhlein's new book shows what might just happen if you don't buy your hamster a wheel. My latest book just got published in Germany... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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A is for anthropomorphism That is attributing human characteristics to things that are not human; and it happens a lot to animals in children’s stories.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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A pangolin Jane Eccles tackles some tricky customers, and comes out on top. I have set myself a challenge. In between jobs and whenever I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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The multi-talented Algy Craig Hall; illustrator, author and financial journalist, now shares his first acting role. I’ve been fortunate enough to have my latest book... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Neil Price has some good news. Hi Guys, a book for which I have illustrated the cover has been selected by Booktrust for their 2014... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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Jay Birks writes about a story of his own and incudes samples of work-in-progress; text yet to be added to the pictures. Great characterisation, Jay.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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How unlucky can a young lad get? By having a toilet of doom and some evil underpants! FMI illustrator Donough O' Malley shows us some... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
World of Norm has it's first TV advert! Illustrated by FMI's Donough O' Malley, Norm makes his TV debut this week in the very first... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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FMI has another great new talent joining the books this week. Irene Dickson introduces herself with some fabulous samples of her work. "I am so... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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FMI is proud to introduce a new illustrator to the agency, Neil Price. Here, Neil tells us a little bit about himself and his work.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration
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With this year’s centenary in mind, last year I did a series of three books with Harcourt Education set in the trenches of the First... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Frances McKay Illustration