Archive: Apr 2017

  1. The Power Of Reading: The World Book Day Effect…

    With less parents taking the time to read to their children and with this then impacting the child’s independent reading, it comes as little surprise that a quarter of the country’s children wouldn’t own a book without the World Book Day initiative. But what is causing us to spend less time on sharing books with our children? Have […]

  2. Celebrating Another Great Year at Bright USA!

    Illustration by Fiona Woodcock Thanks to our artists and publishers for helping us achieve such success for another year! With our London office cheering us on every step of the way, we’ve reached some incredible heights these past few years… and we’re excited about what’s to come. Here are just a few of our highlights: This year […]

  3. Matt Hunt’s Message in a Bottle

    Matt Hunt studied fine art, but he hadn’t quite realised his talent for illustration until after his graduation. His debut author-illustrated picture book Message in a Bottle published with Scholastic in April of this year, and we are delighted to announce that he will be hosting a story time session at The Bright Emporium in […]

  4. Every Day is Earth Day with Smiljana Coh

    Bright Artist Smiljana illustrated Julian Lennon’s recent book Touch the Earth (published with Sky Pony Press), through which readers engage in helping save the planet and learn to love it along the way. Her gorgeous interactive illustrations spark the imagination, showing the reader concrete examples of technology that makes an impact on the Earth. where can we […]

  5. Bright Artist Clover Robin Designs New Sausage Branding!

    MOR is the new, healthier, sausage brand and packaging designed by Ape Creative, a specialist design and branding agency for food businesses. Produced by Walkers Sausage Co, the brand launched this week in 400+ Tesco stores. Early in 2016, Walkers Sausage Co asked Ape Creative to create a brand for a healthier sausage.When the UK […]

  6. The Making of Grandad’s Secret Giant, with the Award Winning David Litchfield

    David Litchfield is an award winning children’s author and illustrator: His books are always something to look forward to, and after the success of The Bear and the Piano, you could say he had a challenge on his hands! I urge every parent to buy a copy of David’s new picture book. It’s a story about […]

  7. Bright’s Bologna 2017 = A Bright Year Ahead…

    Another Bright Bologna and we loved every minute of it! Here’s the weeks events in pictures… Bologna Wall of Cover Art — spot the Bright Artists! Benji Davies’ forth-coming and much anticipated picture book The Grotlyn (read more from The Bookseller here), with Harpercollins, modelled here by Agent Nicky Lander!   The Simon & Schuster stand, featuring […]

  8. Behind The Pumpkin Project with Sarah Jennings!

    Sarah Jennings has just completed the illustrations for a book that won the ITV Lorraine’s Top Tales prize: The Pumpkin Project, written by Katie Smith — a newly discovered talent, thanks to this fledgling book prize, run by Hachette Children’s Books in conjunction with ITV. Having illustrated mainly for the educational sector, Sarah is about to publish her […]