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Category Archive: Bright Literary Agency

  1. Every Day is Earth Day with Smiljana Coh

    No matter where you’re from, there’s one day a year that reminds us what we all have in common: we all live on the Earth. This Earth Day, April 22nd, we’re utilizing this sense of unity to inspire and educate. Yet sometimes it’s hard to determine where we should concentrate our efforts — where can we […]

  2. Meet Sue and Paul, Comic Masterminds Behind The Book…

    Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet write and illustrate picture books which are not only funny for children —  there’s something there for adults to enjoy too. They share such a brilliant sense of humour and think up joyous and wacky ideas — so perfect for little minds, but a ray of sunshine for us too. When […]

  3. Brand Licensing Europe Fair 2016

    Brand Licensing Europe 2016 opened yesterday and we went along to see the show, from life-sized Teletubbies, to The Hoff… Yes that’s right, the actual Hoff … It was a truly vibrant and exciting event to behold!  As a literary agency and children’s content leader, Bright specializes in pre-school publishing as well as children’s content up […]

  4. A Celebration of All Things Illustration Upon St John’s Hill…

    Why we opened The Bright Emporium: To celebrate our artists work and share it with the public, the agency has opened The Bright Emporium, a unique space that opens a window for customers into the illustration and children’s book world. This creative combined gallery, event space, boutique shop and licensing agency champions all things books! Through the Bright Emporium, […]

  5. The Great Storytime Bake Off with Clair Rossiter!

    Our Story time event took a different creative direction this weekend, as we turned our hand to cake decorating – well gingerbread man decorating, to be precise… We were joined by the very lovely Clair Rossiter who has just illustrated a brand new book for children by star of The BBc’s Great British Bake off […]

  6. A Look Behind The Book, with Funny Man Fred Blunt…

      Fred Blunt has a wicked sense of humour. For anyone who grew up in the late 70s or early 80s, you will totally recognise where Fred is coming from in terms of style, comic timing and artistic influence. In time with the release of his sequel to the much loved tale of Captain Falsebeard: […]

  7. A Behind the Book Bake Off Special with Clair Rossiter…

    For anyone who has waited all year for the next series of the BBC’s Great British Bake Off, well… it’s that time of year again! With this much loved series being back on our screens, 2015 winner, Nadiya Hussain is about to publish her first children’s book with Hachette [released 8th September 2016] combining recipes and stories, and perfectly matched […]


    Following the phenomenal success of Netflix’s  STRANGER THINGS,  (and if you haven’t yet seen it, you MUST!)  It is no wonder that this weird and wonderful 80s inspired, Spielberg-esk, filmic TV series has taken flight over creative social media platforms. We couldn’t resist sharing a collection of some of the best fan art inspired by the show, created by Bright artists… Edwardian […]

  9. A Gold Medal for Storytime Sunday with Marta Kissi!

    Marta Kissi hosted a story time fit for olympians this Sunday with the recently published debut picture book from Mo Farah and Kes Gray, published by Hachette Children’s Books and illustrated by Marta: Ready Steady Mo! We had a full house here and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, listening to the wonderfully rhythmic poem written by Kes Gray, with […]

  10. Ready, Steady, Mo!

    Marta Długołęcka —  known as Marta Kissi to her art fans and followers has just illustrated a book which marks an incredible time in UK sporting history — released to coincide with the 2016 Rio Olympics, and with the main focus being about a gold medal winning athlete, who won gold in the 10,000 metre track race, […]

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