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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.








Michael Foreman is one of the best-known and most prolific writer-illustrators of children’s books.
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