Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Leo Broadley - Usborne Pirate Stories!

Landlubbers beware! A thrilling collection of illustrated stories full of nail-biting danger, booming canons, mysterious treasure hunts... and plenty of parrots. Stories such as The Captain’s Cat, The Bookish Pirate, The Battle of the Toasted Cheese and others are bristling with swashbuckling sea dogs, cursed cabin boys and even zombie pirates! Beautifully illustrated by our own Leo Broadley.

Monday, 28 September 2015

Leo Broadley - Clever Jack and the Giants - Usborne

An adaptation of a classic German fairy tale, illustrated with fresh, bright pictures and specially retold for beginner readers and illustrated by the wonderfully talented, Leo Broadley
When poor Jack swots seven flies away from his sandwhich with a single blow, he can't wait to tell the world how brave he is. But he has to use his wits to defeat an angry collection of giants and become a real hero.

Friday, 25 September 2015

Fred Van Deelen for Design Week!

Our multi talented artist, Fred Van Deelen, was recently asked by Design Week to create some great b&w graphics for their special edition featuring the 2015 survey of the top 100 design consultancies. Having fallen in love with Fred’s traditional scraper board style, he was the perfect choice for commissioning some effortless and refined art!

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Richard Johnson for Usborne! Illustrated Nursery Tales

New from Usborne and Richard Johnson! A luxury gift edition of a collection of traditional and much-loved nursery stories.
Includes well-known tales like The Princess and the Pea and Jack and the Beanstalk, as well as lesser-known delights such as Hywel and the Mermaid.
Beautifully designed pages with enchanting illustrations bring each tale to life, while the clothbound cover in a sturdy presentation slipcase means this is sure to be a book that is treasured forever.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

David Dean cover art for Sandi Toksvig novel!

Check out the beautiful new cover design by David Dean, for Sandi Toksvig's wonderful book 'A Slice of the Moon', published by Doubleday.

Because of the potato me and my family left our home and travelled 6,000 miles to find a new life . . .Slim Hannigan and her family are poor but happy. Theirs is a life filled with love and laughter - and a pet pig called Hamlet. 

But things change overnight, and suddenly they find themselves facing hunger and danger like they have never known . . . So they leave their village in Ireland to journey to America where, they hope, family and fortune await them.

Slim soon finds herself living a life that feels just like one of those far-fetched stories her Da has always told. Can one brave girl keep her family together no matter what is thrown at them . . . ?