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Garry Parsons worked with Iris Worldwide to create new concepts for Hellmann's online campaign. Garry's vibrant, graphic style was combined with photography to illustrate people's thoughts on the much-loved mayonnaise.
New editorial commissions include work for The Telegraph and Working Mother Magazine, USA.
Are You The Pirate Captain?
The newest and saltiest picture book has set sail from author Gareth P Jones and Garry Parsons (Pb- Andersen Press)
and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal 2016. Jones and Parsons also appeared at the Bath Children's Literature Festival
in October with The Dinosaurs are Having A Party!
Garry donated a fine piece of original artwork of picture book characters adorning the infamous Red Chair
Brush up your counting skills this halloween with "Ten Spooky Skeletons". It even glows in the dark! New from Little Tiger Press.
reads "The Dinosaur That Pooped The Planet" in the 500th episode of the popular 'Story Time' slot in BBC's CBeebies Bedtime Hour
and this year's World Book Day title "The Dinosaur That Pooped A Lot" has been the best selling children's book over the few weeks leading up to and post WBD, making it the best selling WBD title since Hugless Douglas according to The Bookseller. The latest pooping escapade, "The Dinosaur That Pooped The Bed!" published in August from McBusted's Dougie Poynter & Tom Fletcher.
(Oh and Remember to go here
if you want to learn to draw the terrible dino yourself! at The Guardian's
"How to draw.." web page)
Dragon News! The fifth book in series from author Josh Lacey, The Dragonsitter's Party
is OUT NOW from Andersen Press. The Dragonsitter's Island
was shortlisted for the Surrey Libraries Children's Book Award 2015 and is also shortlisted for The Sheffield Children's Book Award 2015
in November. The Dragonsitter series has also made a giant flame filled leap across the Atlantic to burn down book stores all over the USA, published by Little Brown
. Yeehaw! Watch out for the 6th book in the series, The Dragonsitter To The Rescue
, coming soon.
A marvellous new picture book collaboration with author Ian Whybrow
, That Naughty Meerkat! is OUT NOW
from Harper Collins. A charming tale every parent will warm to.
"George's Secret Key to the Universe" from Stephen and Lucy Hawking was picked for this years Library Summer Reading Challenge.
The Dinosaurs are Having a Party in a street near you too and now out in paper back, by author Gareth P Jones and has a wonderful new cover.
That's all for now!