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The Super Duo Behind Supertato

29 February 2016

SH & PL: So, we had always wanted to do a story about a superhero. A new exciting, dynamic, crime fighting icon of justice. But who or what should this character be? A dinosaur – pirate – alien – radio-active – bug – thing? No, no, no, that’s far too common! We decided on a humble spud, a plain old potato for our story.

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Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet WIN the LOLLIES book award 2016!

11 February 2016

In 2016 Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, co-creators of veggie-hero ‘Supertato’, were shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud picture book award this year, for the brilliant I Need a Wee! published by Simon and Schuster.

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The Bright Emporium Launches

19 November 2015

Last week the Bright team were delighted to launch The Bright Emporium in Clapham, London. The Bright Emporium is a space to celebrate and acknowledge illustration, where children and families can appreciate and discover this creative journey in a fun and variable environment.

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'I'm A Girl!' Launch Captivates Industry Experts

14 August 2015

Following a packed family craft event on the Waterstones Piccadilly shop floor, Bright Group, Bloomsbury and Yasmeen Ismail concluded the highly anticipated launch of I’m A Girl with an exclusive evening function on the lower ground level.

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Picture Book Funny Man: The Art of Fred Blunt

15 March 2015

There’s something nostalgic about his style; animated, playful and with a warm palette, his pictures and characters tell the story, making his books an all inclusive experience. Here he talks about his journey, starting out as a working illustrator, covering a broad range of markets, to the present, where he works solely on picture books, much to the delight of his readers… LM

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Yasmeen Ismail Wins V&A Illustration Award 2014

03 June 2014

The Victoria & Albert Illustration Awards celebrate the best illustration published over the last year, from both seasoned and junior illustrators. Not only is the V&A one of the most prestigious and notorious institutions in the world, it is also a long standing pillar of creative influence for artists.

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