Children’s book illustrator

Carmen Saldana – Howard the Average Gecko

Howard thinks he’s the most exceptional creature in the rainforest – that’s because no other creature is as exceptionally camouflaged as him! But when he learns that the rainforest is full of other camouflaged creatures, he begins to wonder: ‘Who will like me if I’m just . . . an average gecko?’

Illustrated by Carmen Saldana, ‘Howard the Average Gecko’ is a fun new picture book published by Oxford University Press.

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Olivier Latyk – Petites comptines en promenade

Olivier Latyk has illustrated ‘Petites comptines en promenade’, a sweet sing-along nursery rhyme book available from Editions Milan this May.

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Olga Skomorokhova – Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic novel comes to life for children! Wheels, pull tabs, and other interactive elements invite kids to hide with Jane in the window-seat and help her solve the mystery of Thornfield Manor.

Illustrated by Olga Skomorokhova for Familius, this lastest title in the Lit For Little Hands series is available from October.

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Laura Brenlla: Fiabe Danzanti

Laura illustrated ‘Dancing Fairy Tales’ – The magic of the great ballets.
A fascinating illustrated children’s story that celebrates the history of the most famous classical ballets. Published by 24 Ore Cultura.

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Freya Hartas – Gucci

Freya Hartas had the pleasure of collaborating with Gucci on a line of kids and baby clothes featuring her little floral folk designs.

Wonderful to see Freya’s funny characters, which usually reside in picture books, taking on a whole new life as embellishments on these beautiful garments.

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Laura Brenlla – Pippi Långstrump

Laura Brenlla illustrates ‘Pippi Långstrump’, one of the world’s favourite children’s characters; self-sufficient, quick-witted, generous and never letting anything – or anyone – shake her self-belief or take advantage.

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Maria Neradova – Bear and Mouse Birthday Party

Today is a very special day! It’s Bear’s birthday and Mouse is throwing a party with all their friends!

With interactive sliders and flaps to lift, this super cute novelty book illustrated by Maria Neradova for is sure to be a bit hit with the little ones.

Available now from Little Tiger Press.

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Daniel Egneus – Tisha and the Blossom

We all have busy lives and little Tisha and her family are no exception. With life always moving at such a pace, Tisha must ‘hurry up’ to get ready for school on time, ‘hurry up’ to finish her drawings before break time, and ‘hurry up’ to tidy up before she goes home. But hurrying up all the time can be exhausting. Thankfully, Tisha’s Mummy knows a special game to help them all slow down when everything becomes too much . . .

‘Tisha and the Blossom’ is a beautiful story sensitively illustrated by Daniel Egneus about allowing more mindfulness and stillness into children’s lives. Available this April from OUP.

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Nicola Slater – Charlie Chooses

Congratulations to Nicola Slater whose fabulous new picture book ‘Charlie Chooses’ has received a STARRED review from Kirkus!

Funny & reassuring, this story about dogs, tricky choices and friendship from Nosy Crow is available this May.

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Susan Batori – Don’t Call Me Fuzzybutt!

Bear is a very light sleeper, so when Woodpecker wakes him he becomes quite grumpy! 

The two engage in a feisty exchange of name-calling and gossip with the rest of their forest neighbors. Can they patch it up before Bear loses too much sleep?

‘Don’t Call Me Fuzzybutt!’ is a brilliantly funny picture book illustrated by Susan Batori which will spark meaningful conversation about conflict resolution, gossip, and the hurt caused by name-calling. 

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