Category Archives: Children’s illustration

From The Wind in the Willows to The Velveteen Rabbit: The Most Wonderful Books for Children

Reading is something deeply personal and although there are many good children’s books, some may appeal to us more than others from various reasons. From The Wind in the Willows to The Velveteen Rabbit: the most wonderful books for children. Read More

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Midsummer Book Dispatch

Midsummer book dispatch: from Tove Jansson to Georges Simenon and Alice in Wonderland illustrated by Dalí. Read More

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“Make Room for the Child in Us”: Interview with Illustrator Irina Dobrescu

In our interview, illustrator Irina Dobrescu gives an insight into her creative process, sharing her experiences, challenges and doubts, and talks about why it is important to forget what you have learned from time to time, why acyclic and gouache are the medium she prefers at the moment, and why we should all remain children at heart. Read More

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“The Creativity and Curiosity Are Already There in Most of Us”: Interview with Artist and Illustrator Øyvind Torseter

Illustration from the book “Mulegutten” (The Heartless Troll), Øyvind Torseter. Ink drawing, colouring in acrylic paint.     Mulegutten wakes up one day and discovers a mysterious hole in his apartment. It moves and seems to have a mind and … Read More

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Telling Good Stories, with Ileana Achim

Zoe navigates on an umbrella on the sea of the world’s stories. She is endlessly curious and eager to explore new frontiers. She is like one of the great storybook travellers – Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Phileas Fogg and Dorothy Gale. In our interview, Ileana Achim, Editura Frontiera, and I talk children’s books, writers and illustrations, finding good stories to publish and why … Read More

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