To celebrate ELCAF, we take a look at some of the graphic and comic artists at the forefront of innovation in visual literature for children.
Alexis Deacon’s graphic interpretation of Russell Hoban’s classic novel demonstrates how powerful the imagination can be in exploring our fears.
Juliet Baptiste-Kelly discovers the masterful storytelling of Luke Pearson and the powerful tenacity of his teal-haired heroine.
The danger and epic nature of Shackleton’s voyage to Antarctica is made palpable in William Grill’s impactful children’s book.
Judith Carnaby, founder of Illustrators Illustrated, investigates the playful and slightly surreal work of Walter Trier for Lilliput magazine.
Image, word and object are knitted together perfectly in this classic tale by two of Poland’s most treasured creatives: Julian Tuwim and Bohdan Butenko.
The Loop magazine respects the intelligence of its young readers by not assuming to know what children want.
Amrita Das breaks convention with the Mithila tradition of art to suggest an alternative future for women.