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Shortlisted for the LOLLIES 2017

Congratulations to Neal Layton and Andy Stanton for their inclusion on the shortlist for this year's Scholastic Laugh Out Loud Book Awards....

Anna and The Tooth Fairy

Anna has a wobbly tooth and as the Tooth Fairy is visiting her soon she makes her a present, a lovely drawing....

Arena June Calendar by Neal Layton

Summer is here! The sun is out and what better image to celebrate June than this magnificent piece by Neal Layton, taken from Danny...

The Tale of Angelino Brown

Alex couldn't resist when he was asked to illustrate a book for one of the UK's best known authors of children's books....

Arena May Calendar by Adam Stower

Arena Calendar image for May is by Adam Stower, taken from his first novel for children, King Coo, published by David Fickling Books...

Steve May: SuperDad's Day Off

Steve May teams up with author Phil Earle in "SuperDad's Day Off", Barrington Stoke's latest Little Gems tale for young readers...

Aleksei Bitskoff: Who Let The Gods Out

Aleksei Bitskoff's striking illustration for the cover of Maz Evans' debut novel, Who Let The Gods Out, is published today and is Waterstones...

Santa Claude by Alex T. Smith

Who will deliver the presents to the children on Christmas Eve? - well Claude of course and his faithful companion, Sir Bobblysock....

Dear Santa, I'd like a book for Christmas

We'd love to see those words on every child's Christmas wish. Books are an inexpensive present that can change a child's life, expanding...

Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed Wins Sheffield Children's Book Award 2016

Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed, written by Michael Rosen with riotous illustrations by Neal Layton was the overall winner of the Sheffield...

Alex T. Smith Wins Sainsbury's Children's 5-9 Fiction Award!

We're delighted that Alex T. Smith has won the 5-9 year old Fiction category of the Sainsbury's Childrens Book Awards 2016 for Claude:...

Adam Stower's Just William

Adam Stower illustrates the cover of Richmal Crompton's 'William Again', for Macmillan's new edition of the children's classic Just...

The Jolley Rogers and The Monster's Gold by Jonny Duddle

Congratulations to Jonny Duddle on the publication of Monster’s Gold the third title in the bestselling Jolley Rogers series...

Alex T Smith: CILIP Medal Nominations

We're delighted that Alex T Smith has been nominated for illustrating two titles in the 2016 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal list...

Adam Stower Troll and the Oliver Cartoon Forum 2015

Exciting news from Toulouse, as Adam Stower's book Troll and the Oliver is launched as a special one off 26 minute animation...

Teresa Murfin Portfolio

Teresa Murfin graduated from Falmouth College of Art in 2001 and she now lives and works in Wales. She likes to work with a variety...

September 2015 Calendar: Alex T Smith: Lights! Camera! Action!

Star of this month's Arena calendar is Claude, from Alex T Smith's latest book, Lights! Camera! Action! published by Hodder Children's Books...

Alex T Smith Illustrates The Hundred and One Dalmations

Alex T Smith's wonderful illustrations adorn Egmont's sumptuous new 60th anniversary edition of the Dodie Smith beloved classic, The...

Q&A Jonny Duddle Artist Profile

In the latest of our Artist Profiles we ask Jonny Duddle about his life and work. Jonny's books have sold over a million copies worldwide...

Alex T Smith's New Book: Lights, Camera, Action!

Drum roll please.... it's time for the long-awaited new book from Alex T Smith starring Claude and his trusty sidekick, Sir Bobblysock...

August 2015 Calendar: Spike Gerrell: Nineteenth Century Fox

Meet Mr Fox a dapper nineteenth century character dreamt up by Spike Gerrell for our yearly calendar....

Steve May Illustrates Dennis The Menace: Canine Carnage

Our friend Dennis the Menace is at it again, this time his diary reveals his exploits as he tries to win a talent contest with a killer...

The Adventures of Long Arm illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff

One small boy. One very looking arm. One HUGE adventure! After a bizarre toilet cleaning incident (don't ask), ordinary schoolboy Ricky...

Neal Layton Illustrates Michael Rosen's Uncle Gobb

Dynamic duo Michael Rosen and Neal Layton are back with another comic tale, Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed...