• Posts Tagged ‘Illustration’

    Let Nature Run Wild

    by  • 21 March 2024 • Books, Gardening, Picture Books, Seasons • 0 Comments

    Spring is right around the corner and the temptation to start weeding and pruning has just begun. As our friends the Prickletrims learn in The Prickletrims Go Wild, trim lawns and manicured hedges may look neat and orderly but do they really add much else to your garden? Letting your garden run wild can...

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    Meet the Creators of Mama: A World of Mothers and Motherhood

    by  • 2 November 2021 • Author Interview, Authors • 0 Comments

    Hélène Delforge is a journalist, writer, mother and stepmother. After studying languages and literature at Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, she became a teacher and has been a journalist for over twenty years. At home in her native Brussels, Hélène writes overlooking her garden with a cat asleep in her desk drawer and five...

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    Get outside for Garden Month

    by  • 13 April 2016 • Child Health and Parenting, Children's Books, Crafts & Activities, Picture Books, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Gerda Muller illustration - A Year In Our New Garden

    Spring has arrived, and the weather is (we hope) beginning to improve — time to dig out your wellies and dust off your trowels! April is Garden Month so why not share the joy and rewards of gardening with your children and students by encouraging them the head outdoors and get their hands dirty!...

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    #FlorisDesign: 5 Top Tips for Cover Design

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

    The Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize 2016 has officially opened and the judges are eagerly awaiting this year’s entries! In 2014, we launched the Prize with the aim of discovering new children’s design talent in Scotland. Since then, two books from our Kelpies range have had fantastic make-overs. The Sign of the Black Dagger by...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview with Maria Bogade

    by  • 16 September 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… Today #FlorisDesign is talking to Maria Bogade, who illustrated Wee Granny’s Magic Bag and Wee Granny and the Ceilidh. Part of our Picture Kelpies, the Wee Granny series is about a practical gran with a magic, bottomless bag that has everything she could ever need in a pinch! Both Wee Granny books were written...

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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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