Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award

I have been nominated as one of Booktrust’s 10 ‘Best New Illustrators’!!!!

There is some really really amazing illustrators on the list and i’m extremely proud to be in there. Take a look at the site at all the amazing work …Salvatore Rubino / Sara Ogilvie / Kevin Waldron/ Levi Pinfold… some really amazing books. Really gutted i wasnt at the award ceremony. Im here in Nepal … currently looking for electricity.
Also take a look at the excellent Guardian audio slideshow of Children’s Laureate Antony Browne who was one of the judges of the award. (my images are fuzzy though!!! argh!!)
Image by Claudia Bolt


By | 2017-09-02T02:22:23+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Paris Book Fair: Thierry Magnier

Have a look out for Thierry Magnier’s stand in the Paris Book Fair: 18-21 March. I adapted the last spread of ‘Un Peu Perdu’ as a 6 metre banner! wow!
Sadly I cant make it over as Ill still be in Nepal. Im very proud to be published with Thierry Magnier. I thought their stand and range of books was one of the most eye catching and inspiring in the whole of the Bologna Fair, so i am really extremely proud to be included in their stand this year in Paris.
Also I’d like to thank them very much for buying my fair trade owl toys from Mahaguthi. They were the first publisher to do this. Im really happy they were so excited about this project, i hope we can do more with this!
Check out Thierry Magnier’s website. They publish some of my favourite illustrators and books…. some really stunning work in there. univers > petite enfance is especially good
By | 2017-09-02T02:22:25+00:00 March 12th, 2011|Tags: , , |0 Comments

V&A Late Night Friday Double Print

As part of London Design Festival and Designersblock, I’m doing a little double print for the V&A late night Friday tomorrow night. The event is all based around ‘pairs’. My prints were printed on to two giant A2 playing cards and will feature in a giant game of memory with 30 other illustrators and artists. The winner will win the set of two prints and a book. You can see more about the event here.
Fri 24th Sept from 6-9pm at the V&A. FREE EVENT
By | 2017-09-02T02:23:15+00:00 September 23rd, 2010|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Bit Lost: Languages / Awards

The blog post about how i came up with the idea is here

Here are the first few pages…


You can order it in the countries/languages below
the original language edition is korean

엄마를 잠깐 잃어버렸어요 in KOREA  >>> here

A Bit Lost in UK/IRE                                >>> here or from local bookshop
Little Owl Lost in the USA /CAN            >>> here
Little Owl Lost in Australia                     >>> here
Little Owl Lost in NZ                                >>> here
Ihan Hukassa in Finland                         >>> here
Mama Kwijt in the Netherlands               >>> here
Un Peu Perdu in France                           >>> here
Kleine Eule Ganz Allein in Germany      >>> here
Un Poco Perdido in Spain                      >>> here
Um Tanto Perdida in Brazil                     >>> here
Ar Strae Beagán in Ireland (Gaeilge)    >>>here
Mamma Borta sweden                             >>>here
Una Mica Perdut catalan                          >>>here
OH-OH Italian                                              >>>here
ちょっとだけまいご Japanese                >>>here
小小迷路 Chinese      >>> here
Hvor er mammaen min? Norwegian (Bokmål)  >>> here
Kvar er mamma mi? Norwegian (Nynorsk) >>>here


Hebrew /Danish >>>coming soon