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    Anthony (Tony) Jacobs-Brown

    by  • 28 July 2015 • News • 0 Comments

    Floris Books is sad to hear of the recent passing of Tony Jacobs-Brown, a former colleague and long-time friend. Below is an obituary, based on the eulogy by Darryl Coonan. Tony was born in London, England on August 24, 1954. He was an only child and was the first in his family to go...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Kirsteen Harris-Jones

    by  • 22 July 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Kelpies • 0 Comments

      Illustrator of…   Kirsteen Harris-Jones illustrated her first Picture Kelpies book, No Such Thing as Nessie! in 2013 written by none other than Chani McBain, our Sales and Marketing Manager! Kirsteen’s latest Picture Kelpies book is The Grouse and the Mouse by Emily Dodd. It’s a story about two loveable characters, Bagpipe and...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Matthew Land

    by  • 3 June 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

            Illustrator of…   Today with #FlorisDesign, we’re chatting with Matthew Land, the illustrator of Theresa Breslin’s dramatic tale The Dragon Stoorworm, about his work and creative processes. Hi Matthew! Thanks for talking to us. We were wondering where you looked for inspiration when you started your illustrations for The Dragon Stoorworm? Theresa’s...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Ruchi Mhasane

    by  • 27 May 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

      Illustrator of… This week, we are interviewing Ruchi Mhasane, the wonderful illustrator of The Selkie Girl, an emotional re-telling of a classic Scottish folk tale by Janis Mackay. We’ll be talking with Ruchi about her inspiration behind these beautiful illustrations as well as her personal work. Hi Ruchi, we’re excited to hear all...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Philip Longson

    by  • 20 May 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… This week #FlorisDesign is interviewing Philip Longson, the brilliantly talented illustrator of Lari Don’s The Tale of Tam Linn. Read on to learn about where he found his inspiration, his favourite illustration in the book, and what advice he would give to his younger self. Hi Philip, thanks for taking the time...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Sandra Klaassen

    by  • 13 May 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Illustrator Of…   This week #FlorisDesign is happy to share an exclusive interview with the talented Dutch author/illustrator, Sandra Klaassen. As an experienced illustrator who pours so much emotion into her work, we were thrilled to hear about Sandra’s inspirations and experience.  Hi Sandra, thanks for sharing with us about you and your work...

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