07 January 2019
The new year is underway and how better to start 2019 than with beautiful new books! Our talented Bright Artists have been busy bringing an array of new stories to life and we are thrilled to showcase the releases hitting bookshelves this winter.
13 April 2018
Bright prides itself on developing stand-out illustration and author and illustrated works with its diverse and talented roster of artists. We know how much work goes into the publication of a picture book, from all parties involved, to the moment a book is purchased and a child opens the front cover and falls in love with another story.
05 April 2018
March 2018 was an extraordinary month for UK based Bright artist Suzie Mason! I’ve Loved You Since Forever (HarperCollins), written by the US ‘Today Show’ host Hoda Kotb and featuring Suzie’s stunning illustrations, debuted March 6th to terrific fanfare. The poignant story of a parent’s unique love for their child won over readers in the USA nationwide, and this week achieved the #1 spot on the New York Times Children’s Bestseller list (outranking Chelsea Clinton’s She Persisted and She Persisted Around the World!.
01 March 2018
Jane Newland has a distinctive and extremely eye-catching style. Her illustrations are green and luscious — the fronds of every fern, every leaf are detailed with soft looking textures, like a springy moss or camomile lawn.
14 December 2017
Making picture books is a true labour of love for all involved in the process. From the point at which an agent pitches a book idea, to a deal being agreed, it can be two to three years before the final picture book is published.
19 October 2017
Research shows non-fiction it is selling brilliantly in the children’s publishing market – but why now? Here we speak to Commissioning Editor at Laurence King, Elizabeth Jenner:
17 October 2017
Brand new to the programme this year, alongside The Snowman, is an exclusive animated film of the award-winning book The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield and narrated by Joanna Lumley, showing this December.
18 July 2017
You’d be right to associate The Bright Agency with picture books. We work with top authors and illustrators on a global scale, working with the best publishing houses in children’s books, both UK and beyond.
24 January 2017
Bright Art Licensing, a division of the Bright Group agency, and the creative greeting card company The Art Group have collaborated to take inspiration from books published by Bright’s artists within the children’s picture book market, to make their first range of greetings cards called “The Bright Collective”.
06 January 2017
At art school Katy found she had a natural ability for illustration and there began to develop her signature style; now with two published author/illustrated picture books, and a new book due out later this month!