Sunday, 22 May 2016

How to Draw a Mystery Animal???

Vincent is giving a little drawing lesson over on the Guardian's Children's Books webpage 'How to draw...' In just 9 easy steps you'll learn how to draw...well a mystery animal! As well as making things and drawing Vincent also likes surprises so he's not going to tell you what he's drawing - He wants you to copy him and guess what the creature is...Ready?...Just follow the link

Guardian Children's Books - How to Draw...a Mystery Animal in 9 easy steps...

How many steps until you guess?

Tuesday, 9 February 2016


It's party time…please come along and help celebrate the start of Little Bird's journey with a book launch party next Thursday 18th Feb at The London Print Studio at 6.30pm, where it just so happens there's a fantastic free children's book illustration exhibition on at the same time called 'The Enchanted Page' showing work from Beatrice Alemagna, Chris Haughton, Emily Rand, Coralie Bickford-Smith and many more, so hopefully double the reason to come along :)

Saturday, 23 January 2016

The Enchanted Page 'Friends' - An exhibition of magical illustrations for children

Opening party:- Thursday 28th January 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Exhibition runs 29th January - 24th March 2016 

Admission Free 
Tuesday - Saturday 10.30am - 5.30pm  

Image: Coralie Bickford-Smith from: The Fox and The Star, Winner of the Waterstones Book of the Year Award 2015.

The show  features work by the following illustrators:
Beatrice Alemagna, Lesley Barnes, David Barrow, Coralie Bickford-Smith, 
Rob Biddulph, Serge Bloch, Max Dalton and Peter Ackerman, Jo Empson, 
Nicholas John Frith, Chris Haughton and Emily Rand.

This exhibition for children creates a magical space for children exploring the theme of friends. Working with prize winning contemporary children's book illustrators, this is an interactive show with illustrations and cut outs including work by 2015 Waterstones prize winning author / illustrator Coralie Bickford Smith. The exhibition is filled with enchanting images and characters. 

Curated and designed by John Phillips and Nadia Yahiaoui at londonprintstudio, the show is inspired by beautiful book illustrations from a selection of acclaimed artists. The exhibition is suitable for all children up to the age of 11, and for anyone interested in contemporary illustration.

Workshops are available for children and school groups during the exhibition