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Category Archive: Bright Agency (Childrens illustration blog)

  1. Suzie Mason Climbs to #1 on NYT Children’s Bestseller List

    It’s been an extraordinary month for Bright artist Suzie Mason! I’ve Loved You Since Forever(HarperCollins), written by Today Show host Hoda Kotb and featuring Suzie’s stunning illustrations, debuted March 6th to terrific fanfare. The poignant story of a parent’s unique love for their child has won over readers nationwide, and this week achieved the #1 spot on […]

  2. Let Them Eat Cake! Book Launch Fun with Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

    CAKE by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet was officially launched yesterday evening at Waterstones in Piccadilly, hosted by our friends at Macmillan Children’s Books. If you haven’t yet bought a copy of Cake, you MUST! No matter your age, it will make you laugh out LOUD. It’s the perfect example of Sue and Paul doing […]

  3. The Journey Starts Here: Why Children Need World Book Day

    This World Book Day, there is a wealth of books for children to choose from, one of which is by BBC Great British Bake Off Winner, Nadiya Hussain. The year Nadiya won seems a long time ago now, her television and media career having taken leaps and bounds since — one part of which involves […]

  4. Books Publishing This Month at Bright Agency US: March

     Tough Tug Illustrated by Rob McClurkan | Two Lions/Amazon  Gloria’s Voice Illustrated by Aura Lewis  | Sterling Publishing  When Paul Met Artie Written and Illustrated by David Litchfield Candlewick  

  5. Bright USA Rights Report: February

    Illustration by Jarvis From cows playing hide-and-seek to mermaids to an illustrated biography of Bill Gates, many wonderful stories came to life with these February deals for Bright Artists! Adrienne Szpyrka and Julie Matysik at Running Press Kids have bought Georgia written and illustrated by Zoe Persico. Barb McNally at Sleeping Bear Press has bought Badger’s Seeds illustrated by […]

  6. Making Waves with Chloe Daykin’s Fish Boy & Richard Jones

    Cover art for Fish Boy, by Richard Jones If you scan through the reviews of Fish Boy, you will see, over and over, these words: “reminds me of David Almond — think Skellig” And that is more than enough for me. It also came as no surprise that it was nominated for a Carnegie Medal* […]

  7. Behind the Book: I Am A Cat by Galia Bernstein, debut picture book

    The Illustrator: Galia Bernstein   It’s been an exciting 2018 for Galia so far. Her author-illustrator debut, I AM A CAT, published on February 6th to starred reviews and has already gone into ten foreign editions. We asked her a few questions about the inspiration behind the protagonist of I AM A CAT, her process, and […]

  8. Books Publishing This Month at Bright Agency US: February

     The Big Bed Illustrated by Tom Knight | Macmillan  May I Come In? Illustrated by Jennie Poh  | Sleeping Bear Press Brave Clara Barton Written and Illustrated by Sarah Green Random House Books for Young Readers   Wordy Birdy Illustrated by Dave Mottram Doubleday Books for Young Readers  

  9. Bright USA Rights Report: January

    Illustration by Jarvis New year, new deals! January was an exciting month for Bright as you can see in the official Publishers Weekly announcements below: Kristen Pettit at HarperCollins has bought DRESS LIKE A GIRL illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean Christian Trimmer at Holt has bought Scary Stories for Young Foxes illustrated by Junyi Wu Ruta Rimas […]

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