Meet the illustrators, authors, small presses and publishers making it their concern to create brilliant books for children.
Judith Carnaby discovers visual references both playful and challenging in ATAK’s riotously illustrated story about a passenger pigeon named Martha.
Ruth Wivell discovers the bustle, colour and diversity in the vast and endless world of microbes.
Brendan Wenzel’s painterly picture book is an early primer in visual culture that introduces children to the idea that there are myriad ways of seeing the world around us, and of seeing ourselves.
Marianne Dubuc’s light and joyful story of one mouse’s journey delivering post tells a tale of companionship and the importance of the little things, as author and illustrator Lucy Noakes discovers.
These activity books for children by contemporary illustrators, designers and architects will draw out the artist in everyone.
Lucy Noakes discovers a unique approach to teaching children to embrace Life and learn about Death in this beautiful Norwegian tale by author Elisabeth Helland Larsen and illustrator Marine Schneider.
This exhibition of rare Soviet-era children’s books at the House of Illustration highlights the achievements of the artists, designers, writers and poets working in Soviet Russia without whose innovations the contemporary picture book may never have been born.