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Watch illustrator Simon Prescott bring to life Marvin Mouse

Illustrators bring to life picture books creating a fantastical world for children to immerse themselves in. In this video you can watch Simon Prescott as he creates the main character...

On July 4, 2016

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Fairy tales still as popular as ever

Fairy tales have been popular for longer than any of us can remember. They are having a resurgence with the success of the live action retellings for film. Kenneth Branagh’s...

On April 25, 2016

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Rapper Doc Brown pens picture book

Ben Bailey Smith, otherwise known as rapper Doc Brown, and Sav Akyuz have been friends for years. Their unlikely friendship led them to collaborate on a new picture book, I...

On February 2, 2016
 

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Interview: Karen Erasmus

Karen Erasmus moved to Australia from the UK in 2004 with her husband and two tiny children, and settled on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Previously a primary school teacher, she...

On November 16, 2015

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Celebrating dads everywhere

Looking for a book that celebrates dads?

On August 11, 2015

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Benji Davies brings a touch of playfulness to a sensitive story

Take a look at these beautiful illustrations from the latest picture book by Benji Davies. Through his illustrations Davies tells a sensitive story with a touch of playfulness.

On June 11, 2015
 

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The Last Anzac

To commemorate the Anzac Centenary New Frontier Publishing has released a special picture book based on the true story of a small boy’s visit to meet Alec Campbell in the...

On April 21, 2015

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The Velveteen Rabbit

A picture book that can be treasured and kept forever is the perfect gift for a child this Easter.

On March 11, 2015

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Kat Chadwick brings to life the humour in this hilarious picture book

Fed up with packing the lunches every morning? We love this new book that takes a look at the hilarious contents of one boy's lunchbox. Kat Chadwick's illustrations bring to...

On February 25, 2015
 

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Kate Hindley brings her charm to Oliver and Patch

Kate Hindley lives and works in Birmingham (near the chocolate factory). She studied illustration at Falmouth College of Art, and went on to work for two years as a children’s...

On January 29, 2015

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A Beacon of Light

Jo Oliver is the author and illustrator of three books, Pilgrim, Tatiara and The Light. Jo's first book Pilgrim was commended as a Notable Book by The Children’s Book...

On January 15, 2015

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Jules Faber illustrates The Kaboom Kid

Jules Faber grew up the sixth of eight kids, with five older brothers and two younger sisters. Having a lot of time alone and being bored too often, he taught...

On December 22, 2014
 

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Mr Darcy gets a makeover

Peter Carnavas grew up as the youngest of four kids with two parents that somehow allowed and encouraged him to pursue his interests without him realising. He learnt the...

On November 26, 2014

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Friends and Foes Part One, The Friends of Harry Potter

Jamie Osborne will be completing the second part of this artwork in 2015. Part Two, The Foes of Harry Potter, will adjoin Part One to make a two panel complete...

On July 24, 2014

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Marilyn Monroe: Portrait of a Lady

Laura Row is a watercolor artist from State College, Pennsylvania. After an inspiring trip to Paris, she opened her Etsy shop. She specialises in custom paintings specialising in Wedding Day...

On July 16, 2014
 
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