Archive: Feb 2015

  1. Taking the Book beyond the Deal – Sue Hendra’s World Book Day Event 2015

      Bright Star, award winning and leading children’s Author & Illustrator Sue Hendra is celebrating World Book Day, Thursday 5th March this year at Crowne Plaza Kensington, London with an exclusive reading of her newly published sequel, ‘Dave’s Breakfast Blast-off’ (Hachette Children’s Books). As part of our Bright ethos to do more for the artists, this World […]

  2. Bright Nurtures & Inspires the Next Generation of Creatives

      Last week, Bright artist Zoe Persico invited Educational Agent Lucie Luddington to Skype interview her SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) group in USA. We strongly believe in supporting creatives in every stage of their careers, especially when under the Bright roof. The students were itching to ask questions only an industry expert could […]

  3. Rising Star – Gerald Kelley

     Gerald Kelley, one of Bright’s talented American artists has spent 18 years perfecting his classic yet modern illustration style. Gerald’s delicate drawings and watercolor images have made him one of our most sought after artists with a portfolio filled with a range of beautifully conceptualised imagery spanning a global client base. We wanted to catch […]

  4. Rebecca Elliott’s Author Illustrated Series Success in USA!

    2015 kicks off to an amazing start for Bright rising star Rebecca Elliott, as she attains a monumental order for her written and illustrated Owl Diaries series with Scholastic USA. Although this will be Rebecca’s first Author Illustrated series in the US, the rising star has been building momentum in the UK throughout 2014. Her illustrated Christmas book, Happy […]

  5. NYC events – Books of Wonder & SCBWI conference highlights

    With 3 Bright Agents touring the US this month with fresh portfolios and book concepts — what better time to attend two high profile illustration events in New York? SCBWI Winter conference is an annual children’s book event in NYC attended by writers, illustrators, agents, editors, art directors, publicists from all over the globe. Every attendee, […]

  6. Blizzards, Blankets & A Bright Reception – Diary of a UK agent touring USA

    “Placing artwork in front of your clients face to face, brings results…” Little did this Agent know of the wonders and extremes she was going to encounter starting out on a chilly January morning flying to see clients in the USA from the UK! Landing in Chicago to a cacophony of taxis hooting and people […]

  7. 5 Bright Artists Nominated for 2015 Kate Greenaway Award & Benji Moves On to Longlist!

    The entire Bright team would like to offer a huge congratulations to Benji Davies, who’s illustrated book On Sudden Hill with author Linda Sarah has been chosen as one of the twenty titles long listed for the globally prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Award 2015! The Kate Greenaway Medal was established in 1955, and […]

  8. Migy Blanco at Books of Wonder NYC!

    To kick off 2015, Bright artists are touring the USA! Our illustrators are connecting with publishers for key publicity events that will help launch their books into the US picture book market. As Bright grows rapidly through international territories and reaches out to even more consumer industries, we pledge to ensure every Bright artist and client be given the […]