All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
21 September 2017
We give you Dan Mumford's second magical artwork for the Worldquake series by Scarlett Thomas. Following his first book jacket in the series, Dragon's Green, we are delighted to share with you "The Chosen Ones" promising an exciting combination of adventure and fantasy the series is already being discussed as the children's fiction to watch!
See full wrap illustration here.
20 September 2017
The new cover for 'Tyler Johnson Was Here' by Jay Coles is feeling punhcy and crisp with crimson petals. Charlotte Day has been working hard again with her gouache botanical artistry creating a perefectly balanced book!
15 September 2017
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8 September 2017
Whilst we wrestle about who should be first to get a doggo for the CIA studio, we can spend some time flicking through the silky vectors of Deanna Halsall's portfolio. We like the look of this loyal hound.
5 September 2017
Frances Lincoln Childrens Books have published 'A World Full of Animals Stories' including 50 folktales and legends depicitng beauitful narratives from all over the world. Written by Angela McAllister the entire book is illustrated from front cover, endpapers and inside by the wonderful Aitch, We can't get enough of this magical book - it's the perfect gift.
23 August 2017
Be prepared to take a journey around the world and back again with Jill Calder's Picture Atlas, published by Bloomsbury. It's about to hit the shelves and it's jam packed full of creatures and characters, and more colour than you can throw a cockatoo at.
3 August 2017
It's an absolute delight to share with you three artworks by CIA Artists, Kerry Hyndman, Dan Mumford and Matt Taylor. They were selected to contribute to the newly released Bloomsbury Modern Classics series for the titles The Kite Runner, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and The English Patient.
27 July 2017
Phwoar! It's only Darren Hopes wielding his mysterious power for the 1843 Magazine - The Economist. Spot this ominously glow on the printed pages accompanying the culture section on recommended books. Darren illustrates The 7th Function of Language by Laurent Binet and the title is reviewed in detail throwing up the pivotal question in the plot - who killed Roland Barthes? Sounds like a big game of cluedo.
26 July 2017
Rose Blake has published her book 'Going To School' with Frances Lincoln Childrens Books. Hailed to be 'A gentle introduction to school'. Full of visual narratives and exciting things to spot, it's a great title for stimulating discussion. We have our own copy here full of charming scenes illustrated by Rose inside.
Be sure to catch Roses's latest interview with Creative Lives as she discusses her working process.