Archive: May 2017

  1. Bright Lights at Surtex 2017

    Bright Art Licensing Agents, Hannah Curtis and Fiona Kenny flew out to the States last week to hit the ground running at one of the biggest trade shows for art and design, Surtex. “Now in its 31st year, SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design—where artists, art agents, designers, licensors, art […]

  2. Anne Moore Armstrong + MentorMakers: The Role of A Bright Agent

    Bright US publishing agent Anne Moore Armstrong skyped in with Mentor Makers to chat about what it takes to become a children’s book illustrator and the undeniable benefits of having agent representation. With more than 20 years as a children’s book professional, Anne is chock full of knowledge to share. When Anne first came to Bright […]

  3. The Wonderful World of Ada Grey!

    You may well have two or more of these books at home, illustrated by Ada Grey. The Bright Agency spotted her talent and snapped her up, where Ada was immediately catapulted into the UK best-seller lists with the inspired Royal Baby series with Bloomsbury. We are delighted to be joining Ada with her new book, Rockabye Pirate, […]

  4. Winner of The V&A Award 2017: Alan’s Big Scary Teeth, by JARVIS!

    Have you heard about Alan, and his BIG SCARY TEETH?! We are so proud of Bright artist, Jarvis — this years winner of the coveted V&A Illustration award.  Alan is big and scary… Those teeth. Although — things in the jungle aren’t quite what they seem and the plot twist is so joyous, you will be […]

  5. Behind the Book: Seagrass Dreams, illustrated by Chloe Bonfield

    Bright Artist Chloe Bonfield, with her signature multi-dimensional paper cut style, stunned readers with her first book The Perfect Tree. Her latest illustrated book, Seagrass Dreams, published May 8th with the brand new imprint of Quarto, Seagrass Press, as its debut title. Seagrass Press will publish highly visual and immersive picture books which feature wonders of the natural world — […]

  6. Bright Makes a Splash in Art & Design Licensing Sourcebook 2017

    This year Bright artists feature throughout the pages of the Art & Design Licensing Sourcebook 2017. With trade shows such as Surtex and PG Live just around the corner, we are extremely proud to report that our artists are making a splash across the board. Book Your Meeting Here Page 5 — The Cover Story Featuring… Maya Ish Shalom […]

  7. A Birthday Book Launch with Laura Hughes & Lucy Rowland!

    We enjoyed a fantastic party at The Bright Emporium with publisher Bloomsbury, artist Laura Hughes and author, Lucy Rowland, for the launch of their picture book, The Birthday Invitation. With thanks to everyone who attended the celebration and who bought a copy of the book! Here is a record of the evening in pictures… Lucy Rowland, […]

  8. Behind the Book with Laura Hughes and Lucy Rowland

    The Illustrator: Laura Hughes Laura, You are now a very well established illustrator, and have created many picture books. Do you enjoy collaborating on projects, and what is it about a story that makes you want to illustrate it? I love collaborating with writers. My favourite stories have an element of magic and fantasy in […]