It’s that exciting time of year again, the moment we get to reveal our new showcase brochure featuring some of the amazing new work our illustrators have been busily beavering away on. This season we have focused on world- building and character creation, mirroring some of the recent successes some of our brands have had on the small screen.Filed under: Adam Stower, Aleksei Bitskoff, Alex T Smith, Anna Chernyshova, Arena, Children's Books, Chris Garbutt, Concept Art and Character Design, Emily Fox, Euan Cook, Graham Carter, Joe Lillington, Jonny Duddle, Kristyna Litten, Levi Pinfold, Neal Layton, Simon Bartram, Steve May, Thomas Flintham, Tomislav Tomic
Ridiculous injuries … strange illnesses … cancelled games … Everything’s going wrong for the Saints this season, and Stanley’s team-mates believe they finally know why. Their football kit is cursed! But the team’s attempts to break the curse take things from bad to worse. Soon, they’re ready to call it quits. Stanley’s still got some tricks up his sleeve … but will his curse-cracking ideas save the team in time for the last game of the season? A hilarious fun filled footy adventure.Filed under: Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Steve May
Presenting Fabio the World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective Mystery on the Ostrich Express written by Laura James and Illustrated by Emily Fox and published by Bloomsbury. As the Ostrich Express belts across the desert at break neck speed a precious ruby is stolen, are bandits to blame or is someone not quite what they seem?Filed under: Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Emily Fox
It’s been 5 whole years since jolly little Oliver first evaded the big blue troll, in Adam Stower’s Troll and the Oliver published by Templar, and now they are back with a brand new look cover!
In a slapstick game of cat and mouse, clever Oliver deftly manages to avoid certain death at the hands of a trolls digestive system. Troll is set on a Oliver shaped morsel and he won’t stop until he gets one, has Oliver’s luck run out?Filed under: Adam Stower, Book Covers
Joe has kindly written this insightful guest post for us including some great top tips and insights into the way in which he creates his exquisite illustrations, he’s also kindly given us a sneak peek at a game design project he’s been working on lately called Flocc inspired by the murmurations of flocking of birds.Filed under: Apps, Arena, Design, Joe Lillington, New Work, The Illustration Process
We are ever so super excited this year because one of the 2019 World Book Day Books features Alex T. Smith’s marvellous portly pooch, Claude in Claude Best in Show. Available at lots of high street retailers in exchange for 1 pound or completely free in exchange for a World Book Day Voucher.Filed under: Alex T Smith, Arena, Children's Books, Just Published, New Work, News