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#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Ruchi Mhasane

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Illustrator of… Last Wednesday we introduced you to the first of our Traditional Scottish Tales illustrators, Matthew Land – illustrator of Theresa Breslin’s The Dragon Stoorworm – and this week we have the fabulous Ruchi Mhasane! Ruchi is the illustrator of Janis Mackay’s beautiful tale, The Selkie Girl, and here she is to tell you […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Matthew Land

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Illustrator of… With the release date of our stunning Traditional Scottish Tales just around the corner, we thought you might like to meet the illustrators! First up we have Matthew Land, illustrator of Theresa Breslin’s dramatic tale The Dragon Stoorworm. Hi Matthew! Thanks for giving us a sneak peek into your creation of The Dragon Stoorworm! […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Questionnaire: Luke Newell

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Illustrator of… It’s been just over a year since Luke Newell began to design his eggs-cellent cover for Alex McCall’s Kelpies Prize-winning Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens. Since then, Alex’s chickens have been conquering bookshelves across the land and just last week were shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! In light of […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Questionnaire: Astrid Jaekel

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Illustrator of… Last summer Astrid became the very first winner of our very first Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize, and what a winner she was! Her awesome cover for The Sign of the Black Dagger blew the judges away and we’re thrilled that she’s agreed to give us a sneak peak into its creation.   […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Kirsteen Harris-Jones

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interviw: Kirsteen Harris-Jones Illustrator of… Kirsteen illustrated her first Picture Kelpies book, No Such Thing as Nessie!, back in 2013 for none other than Chani at DiscoverKelpies! And since it’s one of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge books, we thought it would be great to find out a little more about its wonderful […]