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Gifts from book illustrators – David Melling

Posted on | November 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

David Melling is well known and loved for many of his picture books including The Kiss That Missed, Hugless Douglas and The Tale of Jack Frost. He has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award. You can buy a selection of prints made from his illustrations in his online shop.

I particularly like this panoramic image of Jack Frost:

And also this one of Hugless Douglas:

You can find David’s website here.
You can find David on Twitter here.
You can find David as part of the team behind the blog Trapped by Monsters here.
And don’t forget, David’s shop is here.

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3 Responses to “Gifts from book illustrators – David Melling”

  1. Actually Mummy...
    November 20th, 2011 @ 12:21 pm

    Thanks for this. We loved Hugless Douglas, but I’ve never seen the Tale of Jack Frost. Sounds perfect for Winter!

  2. Zoe
    November 20th, 2011 @ 2:02 pm

    Actually Mummy, have you read the newer Douglas book -Don’t worry Douglas? It’s lovely too.

  3. Sally
    November 20th, 2011 @ 5:25 pm

    Oh, my – they are beautiful!

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