Archive: Feb 2017

  1. The Stars, The Sun, and a Little Owl: Behind the Book with Karl Newson & Migy Blanco

      Illustrator Migy Blanco has teamed up with author Karl Newson in creating a beautifully illustrated story — perfect for bedtime reading. Migy Blanco’s colour palette is so warm, he transports you to countries with tropical climes, creating pictures it’d be nice to step into for a while — especially if you live in a built […]

  2. What do Caterpillars Dream of? Meet Bright Artist Clive McFarland

    Bookpage says: “Each page of Clive McFarland’s Caterpillar Dreams delights readers with a colorful collage of images. Little Henri has personality to spare, and preschoolers and their parents will enjoy taking a romp with this bright-eyed, determined caterpillar.” The book published in the US with HarperCollins on January 17, 2017, and in the UK on February 23, […]

  3. Do I Need an Agent? A chat with Bright Senior Agent James Burns…

    Illustration by Graham Ross It was an honor and a privilege to be asked by Giuseppe Castellano, Executive Art Director at Penguin Random House, to help answer the question “Do I Need An Agent?” on his blog at the end of last year. Along with five other talented kid lit agents, I spoke to the merits […]

  4. Can You Catch The Runaway Egg?

    We chatted with Katy about the inspiration behind her latest US publication, The Runaway Egg, her process, as well as some of her exciting upcoming projects. The book published in the United States with Random House Books for Young Readers on January 24, 2017. And in case you missed it, Katy also recently visited The Bright […]