Tuesday, October 25, 2011


IBBY Christmas Card 2011- Shirley Hughes

Help support the work of IBBY UK by purchasing a special Christmas card featuring Shirley Hughes’ timeless illustration from Out and About Through the Year (Walker Books) which she has kindly donated.

Order form

Cards are 105 x 150mm and are available in packs of 10 @ £6 each pack (incl. postage and packaging). The text inside reads “Happy Christmas”.

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Please make cheques payable to IBBY UK and send to: John Dunne,
2 Goodison Close, Fair Oak, Hampshire SO50 7LE

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IBBY UK is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1141741.
For more information visit the website www.ibby.org.uk

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Alice at the Illustration Cupboard

17 October – 5 November 2011.

Illustrationcupboard invites you to join an excursion into Alice’s second adventure, Through the Looking Glass. Launching the new edition of this timeless classic, by boutique publisher Artist’s Choice Editions, this exhibition of John’s Vernon Lord’s original artwork is a truly a feast for all Alice-enthusiasts and more. Two year’s in production his long-awaited sequel to Alice in Wonderland, exhibited here at the gallery in 2009, exceeds every expectation. The exquisite illustrations are truly breathtaking not only in their imaginative exploration of Alice's world but also the virtuosity of John’s profound technical abilities, which have been so influential to scores of students throughout his long academic career.
Original artwork starts at £99
Copies of Alice Through The Looking Glass: Cloth-bound edition of 420 copies, signed and numbered. (£99)
Special edition (with 4 coloured-prints and John Vernon Lord full-colour illustrated bibliographical text in slipcase) of 98 copies, signed and numbered. (£360)
Enjoy a brief walk-through of the gallery exhibition here: http://www.youtube.com/illustrationcupboard
Preview the artwork on www.illustrationcupboard.com

*Please note that Animation Autumn celebrating 40 years of Mr Benn and 30 years of Danger Mouse continues on our first floor gallery.*

Illustration Cupboard
22 Bury St, St James’sm London SW1Y 6AL

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Jackie Morris Book Launch

Marilyn Brocklehurst (left) with Jackie Morris at the launch of Jackie Morris's The Cat and the Fiddle, a Treasury of Nursery Rhymes (published by Janetta Otter- Barry Books at Frances Lincoln) launched on National Poetry Day (6 October) at the Norfolk Children's Book Centre.

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Read It Again and Young Quills Awards

Congratulations to:
Chris Haughton for winning the Read It Again Award run by Cambridgeshire Children's Libraries with "A Bit Lost" (Walker). This award is for the first picture book where both the words and pictures are by the same person.
and to
Gill Harvey for winning the Primary Section of the Young Quills Award 2011 with "The Sacred Scarab" (Bloomsbury) and to Theresa Breslin for taking the Teenage Prize with "Prisoner of the Inquisition" (Doubleday).