Toon Tellegen’s philosophical tales for children portray the complexity of human emotions through a cast of surprisingly human animal characters illustrated by Marc Boutavant.
Ruth Wivell reports on Hervé Tullet’s whimsical approach to basic colour theory in his latest title for toddlers.
Amandine Alessandra and Rute Nieto Ferreira’s risograph-printed book is at once a game, an A to Z, and lesson in how to look.
Mélanie Rutten’s short-chaptered picture book is an exquisite and vivid portrayal of the complex emotions we experience growing up.
In these picture books, dogs living in a human world prompt us to empathise with those more vulnerable than ourselves, and reveal the powerful role silent characters can play.
French illustrator Florie Saint-Val reveals the inspiration behind her vibrantly creative book The Little Factory of Illustration.
Judith Carnaby considers what makes Katrin Stangl’s clever animal pairings and boldly coloured illustrations so engaging for children learning about the world.
Halloween is the perfect excuse to wrap up warm and enjoy being terrified by a really good book. Here’s our pick of the best illustrated spook stories.
Nonsense poetry, illustrative typography and graphic artwork combine to make these books from Chennai-based publisher Tara Books ready classics.
Tara Books director of design Rathna Ramanathan talks about using typography to visualise language and designing first and foremost for the reader.
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.
Lucy Noakes considers the depiction of love and loss in this intricately illustrated book by Belgian artist Kaatje Vermeire and writer Tine Mortier.
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.