Thursday, 8 August 2013
Parents, if you or your child has a great and fantastical excuse for their messy school uniform, then let Marks & Spencers know on Twitter using the hashtag #TellingTales and you could win your very own illustration from myself or another great Children's book illustrator.
Have a look at the video below and then head to HERE for more details!
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Monday, 4 March 2013
Thursday, 7 February 2013
Callum's Incredible Construction Kit' wins the Bishops Stortford 2013 Picture Book prize!
Here is me and the author Johnathan Emmett with Julia Donaldson who presented the award and the other nominees. Very happy to win an ward that was voted for by Children (1324 to be exact)
Callum’s Incredible Construction Kit, created by author Jonathan Emmett and illustrator Ben Mantle, was announced this year’s champion book after winning the most hearts – and votes – from the 1,324 school children taking part in the competition.
Myself and Jonathan with Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson and teacher Simon Bailey who created a great 'Callum's Incredible Construction Kit' inspired painting of the school for their library. (photo by Ian Taylor)
Just to prove I'm not making it up, here's a snap of the trophy and Book together.Whoop!