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Quang & Lien – The Floating Field

Quang & Lien have illustrated ‘The Floating Field’, a nonfiction picture book about a group of soccer-loving boys from a Thai fishing village built on stilts who construct their own floating field and form the Koh Panyee Football Club.

Perfect for fans of stories about sports, beating seemingly impossible odds, and places and cultures not often shown in picture books. This inspiring story is available March 2021 from Lerner/Millbrook Press.

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Levente Szabo – OMNI

Levente bags a spectacular 3-pointer with these awesome illustrations commissioned for a new OMNI campaign.

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Richard Davies – Boursorama Banque

Richard recently created this dynamic illustration for an animated sequence in a commercial for French bank, Boursorama.

His artwork was used as part of a pinball machine design featuring PSG footballer Presnel Kimpembe who magically comes to life.

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Krzysztof Nowak – GONG

Krzysztof created a series of ‘winning team’ illustrations for creative agency, GONG.

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Daniela Sosa – Me and Mcgee

In ‘Me and Mcgee’, Daniela‘s illustrations cleverly convey the characters’ emotional ups and downs from season to season in this charming baseball story.

Available in March from Albert Whitman.

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Christian Garland – Slamdown Town

In this series-launching debut ‘Slamdown Town’, puny 11 year old Ollie transforms into a star wrestler.

A host of larger-then-life personalities feature in this new middle grade fantasy story, all brilliantly brought to life by Christian Garland‘s awesome illustrations.

Available this January from Amulet Books.

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Christiane Engel – Ready, Set, Go!: Sports of All Sorts

Come along on a lively, lyrical exploration of the world’s most beloved sports, illustrated by Christiane Engel.

‘Ready, Set, Go!: Sports of All Sorts’ features a diverse group of children who introduce the basics of eight sports popular around the world: baseball, track, football/soccer, gymnastics, hockey, karate, basketball, and swimming. Available from Barefoot Books this March.

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Sabeena Karnik: Hitachi

Sabeena Karnik was commissioned to create this superb design to celebrate Hitachi Motorsports’ IndyCar winner, Josef Newgarden.

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George Doutsiopoulos – Mamie on the Mound

‘Mamie on the Mound: A Woman in Baseball’s Negro Leagues’ illustrated by George Doutsiopoulos is an incredible tribute to an African American woman who dismantled racial and gender obstacles amid the civil rights movement. Available this January from Capstone.

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Jay Roeder – Sports Direct

Jay Roeder was commissioned by Sports Direct to create a series of designs to support the launch of the new 2019/2020 Premier League team kits.

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