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August 10, 2016

Artwork and editing is complete on The Boy Who Disappeared! This book was published by Lothian children's books in 2006. Sadly Lothian didn't last and the book has since been spruced up and re-illustrated by Patrick Hawkins for a 2016 republication. It is part 1 of 'Sw...

January 24, 2015

The Doolally Kid has been republished for 2015 with brand new artwork. Illustrator Patrick Hawkins has produced a dazzling new cover along with four full-page black and white internal illustrations that capture the scenes they represent beautifully.

 

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September 22, 2014

The Doolally Kid will be republished in 2014 with new artwork. Here are the interiors to whet your appetite!

 

The story revolves around Billy O'Connor, an awkward boy who suddenly, and spookily acquires skills and talents beyond his wildest dreams! But is popularity all...

June 26, 2014

We felt it necessary that such a prestigious school should have its very own crest. Here is the outcome, complete with a pair of nasty Funnel Web spiders!

June 10, 2014

Artwork is complete on Nemesis, book 3 of the Zach's Story series. The decision to feature the front of the school meant some meticulous brick work from the illustrator but we feel the final product was worth the effort! The cover depicts Zach Brinkley running from Hea...

May 5, 2014

My illustrator has finalised the interior drawings for Sophie's Return! The four images will be interspersed throughout the book, depicting pivotal scenes.

 

The pencil drawings look fantastic alongside the text, very pleased!

April 4, 2014

Very pleased to have finalised the cover art for book 2, Sophie's Return. The image depicts Zach and Sophie wandering down one of Sydney's railway tunnels. The spooky spectre of Hank watching on from the distance.

January 19, 2014

I think I may have my new illustrator! Have opened discussions with artist Patrick Hawkins about illustrating Sophie's Return. He was until recently based in Manly, NSW but is now residing in the UK. He assures me distance means little in this day and age and has promi...

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