A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's and YA.

Author Archives: gracesandford

Between The Lines – Why I Love Being An Illustrator

(It’s more than tea and pens…or is it?!) Being an illustrator is great. It’s surreal. It’s something i’ve wanted for a very, very long time. I always knew I wanted … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

Celebrating Minor Characters

When you look at fan pages on the internet, it doesn’t take long to notice that many minor characters in both classic and modern literature are adored. Whether its the cheeky and … Continue reading

November 13, 2015

An Illustrator’s Routine/ My Day

People who film themselves writing with brush pens make it look easier than it is! So, I am supposed to be writing about my routine as an author and an illustrator. … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Creating Picture Book Characters – The Evolution of Gracie Goose

I remember exactly when I came up with the character of Gracie. It was June 2014, And I was working in the office at a Junior School. I discovered that … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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