Who Built That? Modern Houses by Didier Cornille. Princeton Architectural Press.

Who Built That? Modern Houses

Didier Cornille puts children in the picture of architectural icons from the 20th and 21st centuries, and encourages them to define the structures of the future.

Maia and What Matters by Tina Mortier and Kaatje Vermeire. Book Island.

Maia and What Matters

Lucy Noakes considers the depiction of love and loss in this intricately illustrated book by Belgian artist Kaatje Vermeire and writer Tine Mortier.  

Follow the Firefly / Run. Rabbit, Run!

Books Without Words

Is a book still a book if it doesn’t have any words? Anna Ridley takes a closer look at wordless picture books and discovers there’s more than one way to tell a story.

Jim's Lion illustrated by Alexis Deacon: animals around the bed

Jim’s Lion

Alexis Deacon’s graphic interpretation of Russell Hoban’s classic novel demonstrates how powerful the imagination can be in exploring our fears.

Hilda and the Black Hound by Luke Pearson: lost things

Hilda and the Black Hound

Juliet Baptiste-Kelly discovers the masterful storytelling of Luke Pearson and the powerful tenacity of his teal-haired heroine.

Jim Curious by Matthias Picard: 3D glasses

Jim Curious

Experience the immersive, 3D world of French graphic artist Matthias Picard.

A First Book of Nature illustrated by Mark Hearld: Autumn

A First Book of Nature

Mark Hearld talks about the techniques and inspirations behind his first book for children.

Shackleton's Journey by William Grill: Into the Wedell Sea

Shackleton’s Journey

The danger and epic nature of Shackleton’s voyage to Antarctica is made palpable in William Grill’s impactful children’s book.  

Walter Trier © 2014 Judith Carnaby

The Exuberant Work of Walter Trier

Judith Carnaby, founder of Illustrators Illustrated, investigates the playful and slightly surreal work of Walter Trier for Lilliput magazine.

Mr Miniscule and the Whale by Julian Tuwim: arriving on the island

Mr Miniscule and the Whale

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.