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Fandango Stew, Sterling New York

Fandango Stew is a Wild West take on the folk tale "Stone Soup" Two crafty Vaqueros fool the town of Skinflint into making a huge pot of stew. Written by David Davis and designed by Katrina Damkoehler.

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Spider, Learning Media Ltd

A cool little poem about a girl who is afraid of a spider in the bathtub, written by Alan Bagnall.

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Whitcoulls Kids Top 50 Site

I was contracted by Draft FCB to illustrate the Whitcoulls Kids Top 50 website. The illustration was then dissected, photographed and animated. You can see the end result here.

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Whitcoulls Holiday Fun Factory

Draft FCB commissioned me to illustrate an apostrophe shaped “fun factory” which was used for a school holiday promotions.

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Every Second Friday, Hodder UK

I illustrated this cool story called Every Second Friday, written by Kiri Lightfoot. Every Second weekend Margi and Totty go and stay at Dads house where they get magnificently muddy, worryingly wet and mind-blowingly messy!

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NZ Post Children's Collection

Learing Media commisioned me to illustrate this story for the NZ Post Childrens Collection 2011. The publication featured 50 winning stories written by children from around the country, and was released in conjunction with the NZ Post Childrens book awards.

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Little Illustrations

Anglo Gruff makes a cameo appearance in these 3 illustrations used on my new stationary.

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The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff

The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff was published by Hooder in 2006. Typography and design was done by the very clever Aaron Mckirdy. 

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honour list 2011 

Highly commended in the Best Design Awards,

Best First Book at the NZ Post Children’s Book Awards.

It won the Russell Clarke Award at The LIANZA Awards,

Nominated for the Kate Greenway Medal.

One of 10 Notable New Zealand Picture books for 2007

 

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The Big Black Whale, Learning Media Ltd

I was honored to illustrate this short story by James K Baxter

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Neighbours Shed, Learning Media Ltd

Neighbours Shed is a poem written from the perspective of some kids peering over the fence. They assume that their recclusive neighbour is up to no good "...without the key that he keeps with the rest, where he keeps all those secrets. Secrets like he killed a man. We know it."

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New Zealand Post Letters

Learning Media got me to illustrate a bunch of kids letters. These are my favourite ones...

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Chapman Tripp Xmas Card

I worked with Insight Creative on a pop-up style Christmas card with a New Zealand flavour.

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Sand Wizards, Oxford University Press

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Snacky Jacks Healthy Take Aways, Learning Media Ltd

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Ben Galbraith Christmas Card

I illustrated a fantail on a Pohutukawa Tree. The fantail is made entirely from leaves.

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The Lost Property Department

I illustrated the cover of "The Lost Property Department" – An awesome story by Maureen Myers