Thursday, 1 December 2011

The Holly Bears a Berry

Here are some of my illustrations for The Holly Bears a Berry by Alison Uttley. These pictures were for a JACKANORY programme which was transmitted on BBC1 in 1979 on Christmas Eve. The story was told by Hannah Gordon.

Friday, 28 October 2011


Here are some of my illustrations from GHOSTS, an app for children by John Cunliffe. If you want to view GHOSTS Lite or buy GHOSTS why not click here:

Thursday, 4 August 2011

The Summer Bird

This is an illustration from HOW THE SEASONS CAME. It is the bird of summer.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011


As I've just come back from a week in Cornwall I thought I'd re-visit my Cornish sketch book. The landscape around St Ives Bay has hardly altered since I was a student many years ago. Here are a few of my sketches from that time.

Gwithian Dunes

St Ives Bay

Hayle Chimneys

Cornish rain


More elms

Quilkin Cottage

View from cottage window
Fields behind Gwithian

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

A picture for Spring

From THE EARTH-FATHER by Kevin Crossley-Holland

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

The Chinese New Year

It's the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese New Year cycle. Here is a slide show of my Chinese New Year picture book. It is published by Cambridge University Press and you can buy it here: