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Archive: Oct 2015

  1. 30.10 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

      1. Spot The London Buildings In These New Hospital Murals A giant rhinoceros picks its way across Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Its rump bears an unexpected resemblance to the Royal Albert Hall while its horn matches the gothic spire of the Albert Memorial. Nearby, a fox scampers along another wall, its flanks comprising Battersea Power Station […]

  2. Everything from cobwebs and cauldrons to swarming bats… Happy Halloween!

    It’s almost the witching hour, and here at Bright Art Licensing we have a delightfully ghoulish array of new artwork from our talented artists to make your Halloween all treats and no tricks!  From cobwebs, cauldrons and swarming bats to spooky skeletons and poisonous potions, we’re sure there’ll be something here to pique your infernal […]

  3. 23.10 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

    1. Kids talk about the impact of reading How have you been empowered by the act of reading? Scholastic enlisted a group of young bibliophiles to share their responses to this question in a video called “Because I Read…”   2. A Microbiologist Recreated ‘Starry Night’ With Bacteria In A Petri Dish If only Vincent van Gogh […]

  4. Beauty for all occasions

    Here at Bright we have been developing some key occasions designs with our top licensing artists. During the run up to Christmas, we thought we would break with tradition and move away from the snow and twinkling lights to bring you some beautiful new captions. As always, please feel free to contact our Licensing team for any bespoke selections […]

  5. Our noisiest Storytime Sunday yet, with David Litchfield!

    On Sunday 18th October we had a super noisy, bear themed Storytime Sunday hosted by the fabulous David Litchfield, who’s recently celebrated the release of his beautiful, debut author-illustrated book, The Bear and The Piano (Frances Lincoln). Book in hand and armed with a huge haul of musical instruments, David took the children on a magical, musical adventure through the […]

  6. Bright USA: New Talent and New Deals!

    Martin Van Der Linden Since officially setting up a brick and mortar presence in Manhattan this past April, Bright USA has cemented itself as a top resource for stunning children’s illustration. After great success at BEA and the return of Bright USA Managing Agent Alli Brydon from maternity leave, we’ve entered autumn with talented new additions to our artist roster and […]

  7. 16.10 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

    1. Grenoble Introduces Short Story Dispensers In Public Areas See you later, smartphones; welcome back, good old-fashioned reading. Grenoble, the charming capital of the French Alps, is often— falsely — discussed in the French media for its crime rates. Today, culture is back on the main stage.  2. The importance of including all children in books Tessa […]

  8. Rebecca Ashdown & The Guardian host another exciting Big Draw event

    Each year, everyone is invited to join the world’s biggest drawing festival. Anyone can arrange a Big Draw – whether an individual or a museum and can add the activity to the list of over 1800 events, across 26 countries. This year’s theme is ‘Every Picture Tells A Story’. With a wild imagination and a background in design, Rebecca has taken the […]

  9. 9.10 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

    1. Exhilarating Photos Capture the Pleasures of Classic Children’s Books Photographer Ellen Cantor captures the excitement and adventure of classic children’s books through the illusion of multiple exposures. Her photographs, inspired by the books she read as a child, blur end pages, illustrations and text to create the sensation of beautiful movement. 2. 15 Fantastic Books By Women […]

  10. Good news all round from The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference 2015

    2015 was a record-breaking year in growth and turnover. Last year the numbers were the best since Neilson reports began.  We stand strong together, agents, retailers, publishers, authors, illustrators, editors, art directors proving we are one of the most robust industries in the world. We weather dramatic financial and technological storms like an oak tree […]

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