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Creation of a Picture book with Axel Scheffler, Alison Green and Zoe Tucker

06th March 2013, 18:30 - 19:30


Seven Stories
Seven Stories, Ouseburn Valley
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 2PQ

Young Adults and Adults

Join award-winning illustrator Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo, Zog and Superworm alongside prominent publisher, Alison Green from Alison Green Books and Art Director Zoë Tucker for an interactive session to discuss the art of creating picture books.

Discover what the day to day life of a best-selling illustrator is like, find out what an editor wants to see and get an exclusive insight into the relationship between an illustrator and their Publishing House.

Join Axel, Alison and Zoë in conversation as they discuss what publishers look for and the most effective way to get noticed including in depth hints and tips for the perfect sketch book or portfolio. Don’t miss the chance to have all of your questions answered by two masters of picture book creation.

Plus the chance to see Axel’s original illustrations in our popular exhibition A Squash and a Squeeze, Sharing Stories with Julia Donaldson before the exhibition closes on Wednesday 17 April 2013.

£10 per person includes admission fee.

Supported by Alison Green Books

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