The text of acclaimed Illustrator of the Year Axel Scheffler’s comments at the British Book Awards this week makes Brexit more personal for many, as an intensely valued and celebrated publishing artist tells London: ‘It hurts and makes me angry every day.’
Shortly after the conclusion of this year’s Bologna Book Fair, Switzerland has announced key illustrators to attend the 2019 fair as part of its Guest of Honor program.
Chinese publisher Shandong Education Press held an event at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair to launch its new ‘BIB Award Winning Series’ of picture book illustrations and a Nepali rights deal for education series ‘Different Math Stories’.
Looking at her joyous illustrations, it’s easy to see why Elīna Brasliņa is a rising star in Latvian book publishing. We talk with her ahead of London Book Fair’s new emphasis on illustration–and the Baltics.
At the 2018 Bologna Book Fair, Chinese publisher Dandelion Children’s Book House organized a discussion between Gerelchimeg Blackcrane and illustrator Jiu Er on the creation of a new title called ‘Twelve Puppies’.
With more than €26,000 in prizes, the Global Illustration award from Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Information Content Industry Association has issued its third-year call for submissions to IlluSalon, with an award ceremony set for Frankfurt on October 10.
Russian illustrator Igor Oleynikov and Japanese author Eiko Kadono have won the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award, given by IBBY during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
With illustration mentors crossing borders to work with young graphic artists-in-training in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, a new Pop Up Project announced today in London (March 12) celebrates art and internationalism.
In a new series directed by Andy Coyle, illustrator Luke Pearson’s ‘Hilda’ series of graphic novels from Nobrow’s Flying Eye Books is to premiere on Netflix in September.
The Chen Bochui Award honored translator Helen Wang for her work bringing Chinese children’s literature to English-language readers.