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Blog posts from 2019's Shortlist Illustrators:

Looking After Daddy – Eve Coy

Looking After Daddy, written and illustrated by Eve Coy Looking After Daddy written and illustrated by Eve Coy is one of the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize. The judges admired the way the images tell their own stories and the interplay between text and illustration. Eve’s book brought smiles…

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Julian is a Mermaid – Jessica Love

Julian is a Mermaid, written and illustrated by Jessica Love Julian is a Mermaid written and illustrated by Jessica Love is one of the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize. The judges found it hard to believe this is a debut. They praised the way the illustrations say things that…

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Marie Voigt – Red and the City

Red and the City, written and illustrated by Marie Voigt Red and the City written and illustrated by Marie Voigt is one of the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize. The judges described the book as a clever, multi-layered retelling of a well-known story. They admired the way that the…

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Emily Haworth-Booth – The King Who Banned the Dark

The King Who Banned the Dark, illustrated by Emily Haworth-Booth The King Who Banned the Dark written and illustrated by Emily Haworth-Booth is one of the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize. The judges thought it was a great idea and praised the way Emily Haworth-Booth makes the most of…

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Sam Boughton – The Extraordinary Gardener

The Extraordinary Gardener, written and illustrated by Sam Boughton The Extraordinary Gardener written and illustrated by Sam Boughton is one of the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize. The judges praised the exuberance in the artwork, describing the double page spreads as ‘wonderful’. They found Joe’s urban world very appealing…

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Fifi Kuo – I Can Fly

I Can’t Can Fly, written and illustrated by Fifi Kuo I Can’t Can Fly written and illustrated by Fifi Kuo is one of the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize. The judges describe it as a beautiful book, with a lovely sense of movement. Though the story has been done…

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