Laura Barrett | Scholastic

Laura Barrett | Scholastic

Laura Barrett illustrated the First Look Book series published by Scholastic. The First Look Books are board books, created for newborn babies who can only see in black and white during their first developmental stage, so high contrast images are easiest for them to view in the beginning. The books were themed by first experiences of […]

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett illustrated The Snow Queen, published by Orchard Books. This edition features the words of the enchanting Geraldine McCaughrean and design by the wonderful Izzy Jones. See more of Laura’s work here.        

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett illustrated an edition of The Little Mermaid published by Orchard Books. She beautifully captures the enchanting words of Geraldine McCaughrean in her iconic silhouette style. See more of Laura’s work here.      

Rachael Saunders | Walker Books

Rachael Saunders |  Walker Books

 Rachael Saunders illustrated the picture book, Pop-Up Palace Pets, published by Walker Books in collaboration with the Royal Historical Palaces. This fun pop-up celebration of royal animals through the ages is full of facts, flaps and surprising stories. Dogs, cats, monkeys and rats – there’s something for everyone in this fascinating pop-up history of royal […]

Dàlia Adillon | Laurence King Publishing

Dàlia Adillon | Laurence King Publishing

Dàlia Adillon takes her reader on an adventure with her illustrations for Laurence King Publishing’s new book about Ferdinand Magellan in their series, Little Guides to Great Lives. See more of Dàlia’s work here.    

Dalia Adillon | Lawrence King Publishing

Dalia Adillon | Lawrence King Publishing

Dalia Adillon was commissioned by Lawrence King Publishing to illustrate “Amelia Earhart” by Isabel Thomas. The book is part of the “Little Guides to Great Lives”  children’s book series. Dalia was selected to illustrate the life of the inspiring Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and a pioneer of women’s rights. […]

Laura Barrett | Hachette Children’s Group

Laura Barrett | Hachette Children’s Group

Last year, Laura Barrett was approached by Hachette Children’s group to illustrate the ultimate gift edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, “The Snow Queen” with intricate silhouette artwork and a pop-up-and-play theatre finale. Unfold the concertina pages to follow Gerda’s epic journey to the palace of the Snow Queen to rescue her best friend Kai, bewitched […]

Spring Illustration Week

Spring Illustration Week

As our lawns, farmer’s markets, and household plants provide us with the color we’ve waited for, we turn to see how our illustrators are capturing the season. We’re presenting packaging illustration, book covers, and character design. From natural and enchanting to bright and dazzling, each of these artists have mastered their style for the season. Poked […]

Laura Barrett | Museum of Childhood

Laura Barrett | Museum of Childhood

Client: Museum of Childhood | Laura’s illustrations furnished the space of an interactive play area for children. She teamed up with designers StudioArc and for the Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood. To read how these illustrations took shape read Laura’s blog See her portfolio here Click the rabbit above to go to Laura’s whole portfolio  

Caroline Attia | Fleur de Papier

Caroline Attia | Fleur de Papier

Client: Fleur de Papier | Description: Illustrations for an online tale of the various careers in the Giverny Museum of Impressionism: “Iris et les graines lumineuses” Enjoy the interactive illustrations here Check out Caroline’s portfolio here              

Dawn Cooper | Hardie Grant Publishing

Dawn Cooper | Hardie Grant Publishing

Client: Hardie Grant Publishing | Description: Dawn Cooper’s informative and beautiful illustrations for the book Insect Emporium by Susie Brooks. Check out Dawn’s portfolio here  

Rob Ball | Fighting Fantasy

Rob Ball | Fighting Fantasy

Client: Fighting Fantasy | Description: Rob was commissioned to create covers for the relaunch of Fighting Fantasy books! For each cover, he chose a simple, dominant color and similar compositions to help them match as a set. Check out Rob’s portfolio here  

Four New Artists from The Artworks!

Four New Artists from The Artworks!

We are happy to introduce Dalia Adillon, Hannah Bailey, James Weston Lewis and Josie Shenoy from our UK Partner, The Artworks. All four artists use a combination of traditional work and digital elements to create both graphic and watercolor style illustrations. These illustrators have a diverse range of skills and styles, and have worked on […]

Sarah McMenemy | Tilbury House

Sarah McMenemy | Tilbury House

Client: Tilbury House | Description: A bee-autiful cover by Sarah McMenemy for children’s book ‘Bees in the City’ Check out Sarah’s portfolio here

Jesus Sotes | Hodder Books

Jesus Sotes | Hodder Books

Client: Hodder Books | Description: Jesus Sotes illustrated a beautiful cover for Laura McVeigh’s debut novel ‘Under the Almond Tree’ about a young girl looking for her father in the Alaskan wilderness Check out Jesus’ portfolio here

Get Inspired for 2017

Get Inspired for 2017

We’ve curated a fantastic selection of illustrations showcasing some of the group’s best work from 2016.  We hope it serves as inspiration for the great possibilities of 2017.  Illustration is a wonderful, evolving medium and illustrators have found increasingly relevant ways to utilize their talents.  The first section focuses on self-initiated work and leads off […]

The Artworks Illustration Agency

The Artworks Illustration Agency

A boutique agency located in London, The Artworks represents a select group of talented illustrators from the UK and Europe. Since 2009, Mendola has been the group’s exclusive representative in North America, and it’s been a smashing success! The talent is an excellent complement to Mendola Art with many of the artists working primarily or […]