Best New Illustrators Award 2011

The 2011 top ten rising stars of picture book illustration were announced recently and so we thought we’d give you a glimpse of the talent and the variety in illustration technique.

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Chosen by a stellar panel of judges, which included Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne and bestselling Charlie and Lola author/illustrator Lauren Child, the winners have been crowned the Booktrust Best New Illustrators 2011.

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The Booktrust Best New Illustrators 2011 are:

Joe Berger, Claudia Boldt, Katie Cleminson, Chris Haughton, Alice Melvin, Sara Ogilvie, Levi Pinfold, Salvatore Rubbino, Viviane Schwarz, Kevin Waldron

best illustrators 2011

Some of the illustrators may well already be familiar to you as our editorial experts here at Lovereading4kids had themselves picked up on some of them over the last year or two – it’s good to feel that our experts really are ‘experts’ too!

best illustrators 2011

The final ten represent the best new talent in the field of book illustration today, each of whom demonstrates remarkable creative flair, originality, artistic skill and boundless imagination in their work.

best illustrators 2011

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