Great British Illustrators: their life and work in pictures
The Guardian newspaper does a wonderful series called Great Children’s Illustrators. Here are some to enjoy:
John Burningham over a long career has created much-loved characters such as the balalaika-playing mouse Trubloff and the mighty, bully-defying Avocado Baby
Angela Barrett‘s striking and detailed pictures tell more of a story than most, and their mysteries are worth lingering over. Joanna Carey writes about Angela Barrett
Tomi Ungerer has delighted generations of children since the publication of his first book in 1957, creating a rich series of fantastical fables which he says always carry a message.
Sara Fanelli has an off-beat sense of humour and an inventive approach to everything from page design and typography to choice of materials.
Satoshi Kitamura famous for quirky perspectives, brilliant watercolours, attention to detail and unique characters.