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 in his latest picture book, from rough sketch to finished art.
Simon uses traditional mediums such as pencil, pen and watercolour. By using lighting and perspective he creates drama and atmosphere in his work, along with a healthy dose of humour.
Marvin and Marigold is a delightful new series about two mice who live next door to each other. In Marvin and Marigold:The Big Sneeze, Marvin gets a cold and Marigold has to find a cure to save her mouse house. Simon Prescott and author Mark Carthew are now hard at work on the seond book in this series. Buy the book here.
We do love it when Friday rolls around!On March 14, 2013
Twenty-one years after Colin Firth became a heartthrob by striding out of a lake in wet shirt, the shirt is going on display. As far as we know it will...On March 10, 2016
On October 15, 2013
We have out together a selection of our favourite books for Mother's Day. It reflects every taste as we know every mother is different.On March 15, 2017
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
By Sophia WhitfieldOn December 2, 2013