A Bit of Art from Laura Carlin …

h1 February 4th, 2014 by jules

“Nothing grew. Everything was broken. No one ever smiled.”
(Click to enlarge spread)

A couple of weeks ago, I chatted with British picture book author and zoologist Nicola Davies about her newest picture book, The Promise (Candlewick, March 2014), illustrated by Laura Carlin. I already linked to that here at 7-Imp, yet I completely forgot to share the spread from the book that I have on hand.

So, here it is today, a Laura Carlin-moment. (And, in case you missed it, here’s the Q&A with Nicola.)

Also, here’s a video I found online of Carlin discussing the book:


Until tomorrow …

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THE PROMISE. Text copyright © 2013 by Nicola Davies. Illustrations copyright © 2013 by Laura Carlin. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London.

2 comments to “A Bit of Art from Laura Carlin …”

  1. The “Nothing grew.” cityscape illustration is absolutely beautiful.

  2. […] column (here), Nicola Davies’s King of the Sky (Candlewick, May 2017), illustrated by Laura Carlin, and Bob Graham’s Home in the Rain (Candlewick, June […]

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