Archive: Jun 2017

  1. Bright Agent Alli Brydon Teams Up with SCBWI

    For nearly 40 years, the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI for short) has been providing unwavering support for its 25,000 members. Our Bright Agents are tight with the SCBWI chapters all around the United States — they’ve served as faculty at SCBWI conferences, participated in Q&As, and proved to be valuable resources to […]

  2. Behind the Book with Daniel Duncan

    Fresh, new author/illustrator, Daniel Duncan’s debut picture book, SOUTH, was warmly received at the recent book launch with US based children’s publishing house, Abrams — held at The Bright Emporium. The story is calm and gentle, the illustrations full of depth and emotion. Already proving to be a hit, and with fantastic reviews, we thought it might be […]

  3. The AOI: Investing in Illustration

    When you embark upon a career, there is usually an organisation, be it government run, or an independent body, there to make sure you are paid correctly and the conditions under which you work are fair and just. The Association of Illustrators (AOI) was set up as the trade association for illustration to be a […]

  4. Behind the Book: Papasaurus by Stephan Lomp

    The Author/Illustrator: Stephan Lomp Just in time for Fathers Day, Bright Artist (and new father) Stephan Lomp is out with Papasaurus, the sequel to the acclaimed Chronicle picture book Mamasaurus. Drawing on personal parenting experience and inspiration from his young son Elmo, Stephan’s new story with familiar characters will strike a cord with fathers of all ages looking to […]

  5. BAL at Progressive Greetings Live 2017

    Bright Art Licensing have been flying at warp speed this year, with some incredible coverage for Bright artists in the best licensing literature out there. PG Live is our third big trade show of the year, and it’s been a ball! Here are our highlights. Featured here: Brand new greetings card ranges for Noel Tatt by Chester […]

  6. Bright Highlights from BEA 2017

    Illustration by Jennie Poh  Readers, exhibitors, and authors alike came in droves to this year’s Book Expo of America. We had a fabulous time bolting from meeting to meeting, spotting trends and Bright Books in the wild, and reconnecting with old industry friends!  The Javits Center was all abuzz with exciting new literary prospects on the […]

  7. The Secret Behind the Bear… With Katie Blackburn & Richard Smythe

    When you’re having trouble getting your kids to sleep, or introducing different foods and finding that you are up against it at every turn, help is always welcome. In search of reading materials to help her own little boy, Katie Blackburn decided to take on the challenge herself, and so the comforting, rhythmic, ever so […]